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THERESA MAY'S BLUNDER OVER ISLAMIC SHARIA COURTS

Post by Tony Bennett on 14.07.16 14:17

THERESA MAY'S BLUNDER OVER ISLAMIC SHARIA COURTS:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/sharia-courts-review-branded-a-whitewash-over-appointment-bias-concerns-a7128706.html (9 July 2016)

At the end of May, after choruses of protest from women's groups for many years about the evils of Britain's 100-plus Sharia courts, which in effect constitute a parallel and alternative system of justice in the UK, Theresa May belatedly set up an inquiry.

Sounds good, if late?

NO. She appointed arrogant Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at Edinburgh University, Mona Siddiqui, as the inquiry chairman, and two male Imams to advise her.

Unsurprisingly there is uproar from over 200 individuals and groups representing the women so often shoddily and cruelly treated by Muslim males. They are unanimous in demanding that the inquiry stop - and start again under an impartial judge and with more women on the panel.

Since it is known by all that Sharia law treats women as second class citizens in almost every respect, had does that square with May's speech yesterday about 'equality for all', and all that?  

Poor old Amber Rudd will have to sort that one out now that 'Teflon Terri' is in No. 10.

AND...

...remember May's disastrous appointments to head the Child Abuse Enquiry - first Lady Woolf (close to Leon Brittan) and then Lady Butler-Sloss - both booted off (again after much hesitatioin by May) because all the hapless victims and their representatives had zero confidence in either of May's choices?

Maybe she is very good at referring problems to inquiries, appointing the wrong people to chair them, and generally not getting anywhere - instead of actually sorting them out?

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Post by Mirage on 14.07.16 14:43

I am wary of Mrs May still. With regard to the CSA inquiry she was less than straightforward in several areas. 

John Mann proposed an amendment to the Official Secrets Act. It was a small clause specific to the CSA inquiry to protect potential witnesses from prosecution under that act. It was a free vote but the entire tory party voted against it, meaning it was whipped. The vote took place at a late night sitting - a favoured time for things not wanting press scrutiny!

Fast forward a matter of days to the Home Affairs Select Committee and Keith Vaz repeatedly asks May if she can give assurances that those giving evidence would not be prosecuted under the OSA. To which she repeated a number if times " I would HOPE they would not be".

I found the duplicity she exhibited there really staggering. She is a consummate operator, I'll say that for her. Knows when to duck and dive,  show up or hide. For the moment I reserve judgement.


ETA Just checked and only eight conservatives voted FOR John Mann's clause.

Interestingly, I discovered that Karen Bradley, who has just been made Culture Secretary, was in the HO with May working on child abuse, esp in Rotherham etc, FGM and so on. Interestingly, she voted AGAINST the John Mann clause that would have protected certain witnesses from prosecution under the OSA. To my mind, there are obvious  candidates under constraint re the OSA. Mi5, say.

Of course, Kincora was actively kept separate from the CSA Inquiry wasn't it?

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Post by Richard IV on 14.07.16 15:31

@Tony Bennett wrote:THERESA MAY'S BLUNDER OVER ISLAMIC SHARIA COURTS:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/sharia-courts-review-branded-a-whitewash-over-appointment-bias-concerns-a7128706.html (9 July 2016)

At the end of May, after choruses of protest from women's groups for many years about the evils of Britain's 100-plus Sharia courts, which in effect constitute a parallel and alternative system of justice in the UK, Theresa May belatedly set up an inquiry.

Sounds good, if late?

NO. She appointed arrogant Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at Edinburgh University, Mona Siddiqui, as the inquiry chairman, and two male Imams to advise her.

Unsurprisingly there is uproar from over 200 individuals and groups representing the women so often shoddily and cruelly treated by Muslim males. They are unanimous in demanding that the inquiry stop - and start again under an impartial judge and with more women on the panel.

Since it is known by all that Sharia law treats women as second class citizens in almost every respect, had does that square with May's speech yesterday about 'equality for all', and all that?  

Poor old Amber Rudd will have to sort that one out now that 'Teflon Terri' is in No. 10.

AND...

...remember May's disastrous appointments to head the Child Abuse Enquiry - first Lady Woolf (close to Leon Brittan) and then Lady Butler-Sloss - both booted off (again after much hesitatioin by May) because all the hapless victims and their representatives had zero confidence in either of May's choices?

Maybe she is very good at referring problems to inquiries, appointing the wrong people to chair them, and generally not getting anywhere - instead of actually sorting them out?

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There is a word for her mind set, but I can`t think of it at the moment.  I`ve noticed how she always gives far too much credence to people with so called `authority`; anyone with a title like Doctor, Professor or Lady/Lord, HRH etc. She automatically thinks they are beyond reproach and holds them in high regard.  It`s naively snobbish.  Maybe being brought up in a safe and somewhat closed environment of the local vicarage, she wasn`t aware of the less than honourable side of human nature.  

Initially I was taken in by her speech yesterday, her padding it out with all the `equality` verbiage, but does she really believe it?

She`ll be looking up to our Gerry now that he`s a professor.

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Post by Verdi on 14.07.16 15:33

I've just got around to listening to Theresa May's maiden speech outside No. 10 - to be remembered as her 'one nation' declaration, following, she says, in the footsteps of her predecessor David Cameron.  Eh?

I remain unconvinced - she talks of utopia, almost akin to a left wing idealogy of nationdwide equality;  before you start, we all know that's an impossible dream, it can nor will ever happen.  It's just talk, she is no different than any past politician that's taken the position of Prime Minister and she will fail just the same.

Already she's taking on the appearance of and sounding a bit like Margaret Thatcher and her other half, standing outside No 10, is prematurely looking a bit Dennis'y - a sort of 'im indoors.

It's worse than I thought.

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Post by Richard IV on 14.07.16 15:48

@Verdi - Agree with that, especially "she talks of utopia, .............. we all know that's an impossible dream, it can nor will ever happen".

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Post by Richard IV on 14.07.16 16:15

Cripes - she`s left Jeremy Hunt in post.  If anyone is trying to destroy the NHS it`s him.  What is she thinking?

At least she`s got rid of Oliver Letwin and Nicky Morgan.

Andrea Leadsom is in as Environment Secretary and Chris Grayling as Transport Secretary - both Leavers.

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36785814

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Post by kaz on 14.07.16 16:24

What I'm really finding annoying is the oft quoted mantra that Theresa May should appoint an equal number of Pro and Anti Brexit ministers. Why? The electorate's mandate was for BREXIT.......................OUT!  The newly appointed ministers should be those who supported  the will of the majority. The pro  EU ministers are just there to thwart and delay. Amazing how May gave Boris a top job and left Gove out. Boris strikes me as being weak and easily persuaded whilst Gove whatever you may say about him was definitely strong and for OUT. Boris's appointment was just a sop .  Disappointing.

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Post by Verdi on 14.07.16 20:54

@Richard IV wrote:
She`ll be looking up to our Gerry now that he`s a professor.

There lies part of the problem with the decline of the NHS.  When first created, the welfare state was a revolutionary turn-around for post war Britain but as with all non-profit making enterprises, the provision of money is considered no object so respective departments expanded recklessly until they could no longer operate within financial restraints imposed by the government.

As regards the NHS, specialist medics from foreign lands are lured to the UK by attractive salaries and fringe benefits and UK nationals, like Gerry McCann, are payed a handsome salary for just doing a job.  I'm not meaning to decry their abilities but considering the exemplary intended purpose of the welfare state, it seems rather mercenary for staff to use it to finance a lifestyle - particularly when you consider that the majority of NHS surgeons, consultants etc. also do private work, sometimes for the NHS itself.
 
Is this just another example of government corruption?

As science progresses, there is always new state of the art equipment required by the medical professional - this runs into millions every year.

Taking the subject into broader issues - if, say for example, a French national is holidaying in the UK and is involved in a traffic accident, been involved in a punch-up, found legless in a gutter, OD on a drug.  The priority for the NHS facilities and staff is to treat anyone, no matter who what where or why, patch them up and send them on their way - at the UK taxpayers expense.  Shouldn't the service be restricted to UK nationals in line with a 'one nation' government policy?  How long can this extravagance continue before the source of finance runs dry.

It's all very well to  chase dreams but where the heck do people think the money comes from to maintain the UK welfare state, when there is little or no control over expenditure?  So what do the government do?  They create yet another department to govern the department that failed because it wasn't governed by the government elected to govern public funds.

Yes Minister!

Sorry, I digress.

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Post by aquila on 14.07.16 21:55

@Verdi wrote:
@Richard IV wrote:
She`ll be looking up to our Gerry now that he`s a professor.

There lies part of the problem with the decline of the NHS.  When first created, the welfare state was a revolutionary turn-around for post war Britain but as with all non-profit making enterprises, the provision of money is considered no object so respective departments expanded recklessly until they could no longer operate within financial restraints imposed by the government.

As regards the NHS, specialist medics from foreign lands are lured to the UK by attractive salaries and fringe benefits and UK nationals, like Gerry McCann, are payed a handsome salary for just doing a job.  I'm not meaning to decry their abilities but considering the exemplary intended purpose of the welfare state, it seems rather mercenary for staff to use it to finance a lifestyle - particularly when you consider that the majority of NHS surgeons, consultants etc. also do private work, sometimes for the NHS itself.
 
Is this just another example of government corruption?

As science progresses, there is always new state of the art equipment required by the medical professional - this runs into millions every year.

Taking the subject into broader issues - if, say for example, a French national is holidaying in the UK and is involved in a traffic accident, been involved in a punch-up, found legless in a gutter, OD on a drug.  The priority for the NHS facilities and staff is to treat anyone, no matter who what where or why, patch them up and send them on their way - at the UK taxpayers expense.  Shouldn't the service be restricted to UK nationals in line with a 'one nation' government policy?  How long can this extravagance continue before the source of finance runs dry.

It's all very well to  chase dreams but where the heck do people think the money comes from to maintain the UK welfare state, when there is little or no control over expenditure?  So what do the government do?  They create yet another department to govern the department that failed because it wasn't governed by the government elected to govern public funds.

Yes Minister!

Sorry, I digress.
The NHS deserves its own topic Verdi.

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Post by Verdi on 15.07.16 0:01

@aquila wrote:
The NHS deserves its own topic Verdi.
Yes I agree, there's no shortage of topics to discuss relative to the NHS.

Another subject I'm very unsure about is the 'Age of Austerity', a phrase I believe was coined by the late Prime Minister, David Cameron.  I have absolutely no knowledge of how the British public have been affected by this government initiated phenomena.  From my experience, a large proportion of the population live above their means, it naturally follows that a recession will affect their spending power and life style/choices  - the UK government cannot be held directly responsible for a world recession nor how the public choose to arrange their own finances.  Any more than they can be held responsible for the way people choose to live.  Who are the half a million people (out of a 65 + million population by the way) statistics say have  been reduced to starvation - Iillegal immigrants;  street dwellers;  alcoholics;  drug addicts;  scroungers;  benefit frauds;  people who live above their means - or just ordinary people trying to live a respectable life?

I've known people who rely on regular overtime to pay the mortgage, the installments on the second family car and the annual family holiday.  When that overtime is no longer an option, can the employer be held responsible for the change in lifestyle of the employee?  I don't think so.

There is no bottomless pit of money available to expend without  return.  What's more, I shall most likely be very unpopular for saying, I strongly object to the money I pay in taxes,  being used indiscriminately, to support a total strangers life choices.

I'm reluctant to start new threads,  it sometimes irritates me when members start a new thread for no apparent reason.  Plus I get confused when new threads appear on the same or similar subjects already being discussed .

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Post by listener on 15.07.16 2:19

She's coming 'up here' tomorrow, to have a chat with wee Nikla.
Wee Nikla was too busy to go down to the cesspit smilie

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Post by Portia on 15.07.16 8:29

@listener wrote:She's coming 'up here' tomorrow, to have a chat with wee Nikla.
Wee Nikla was too busy to go down to the cesspit smilie


Ms Sturgeon is a politician of sterling quality and convictions, quite unlike some I could but will not mention; not someone who would send a running joke like Johnson to represent her country abroad

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Post by kaz on 15.07.16 9:52

Absolutely agree Verdi regarding the NHS.
Since when did it become the INTERnational Health Service? Yes NHS employees are all very wonderful but come on it's not voluntary work even for immigrant workers. If you're of that disposition healthcare work is an excellent career compared to the instabilities of working in the private sector .Particularly pension provision.  Of course it's never ending either. The more people using the NHS,  the more employees you need.........an ever increasing cycle. As a lifelong contributor to the NHS I also object to elderly people being classed as 'bed blockers.'  Seems like the over 60's are the cause of all that's wrong in this country today.

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Post by Verdi on 15.07.16 12:39

Theresa May wields the axe on Cameron's Notting Hill set in 'most ruthless cull in modern British political history' with Michael Gove among nine ministerial sackings or resignations 

Theresa May has begun a brutal cull of the Cabinet in her her first day as Prime Minister.
 
Nine ministers were sacked or resigned, making it one of the most brutal reshuffles in modern British political history.

A number of her predecessor's closest allies were sacked this morning as Mrs May promoted women into some of the Government's top positions.
 
After sacking Mr Cameron's right-hand man George Osborne within hours of taking office on Wednesday, Mrs May has now taken the axe to Michael Gove, Oliver Letwin, Nicky Morgan and John Whittingdale.

Despite the speculation on social media,  Jeremy Hunt is to remain Health Secretary.

Failed leadership candidate Mr Gove saw his Justice Secretary job go to Liz Truss, who became the first female Lord Chancellor in the thousand-year history of the role.

Ms Morgan's former role as Education Secretary went to another promoted woman, Justine Greening.

Stephen Crabb resigned from his role as Work and Pensions Secretary "in the best interests of my family" and Damian Green was appointed the role.
 
Andrea Leadsom, Mrs May's rival in the leadership campaign, has been appointed Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Affairs.
 
Patrick McLoughlin, the former Transport secretary has taken on Oliver Letwin's former role - putting him in overall charge of the Cabinet Office.
Priti Patel has been appointed the new Secretary of State for International Development and Greg Clark is the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Downing Street announced.

Karen Bradley was appointed the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Ben Gummer, the son of former Tory minister John Gummer, was made Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Mr Cameron's former parliamentary private secretary Gavin Williamson has been appointed the Government's Chief Whip.

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers announced she was resigning from the Government after being offered a job by Mrs May which was "not one which I felt I could take on".

James Brokenshire, a close ally of Theresa May, was appointed her position.
 
David Gauke has been appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury and  David Lidington is the new Leader of the House of Commons.
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I was just going to ask if there was a vacancy somewhere in the cabinet for Ms Healy when....

Stephen Crabb resigns from Cabinet to spend more time with his family amid sex text allegations

Mr Crabb, one of the Government's rising stars, resigned his position as Work and Pensions Secretary, declining an offer to serve in the Cabinet in the wake of embarrassing reports about alleged sex-texts,  Kate McCann reports.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/14/theresa-mays-cabinet-reshuffle-who-will-join-boris-johnson-and/

No, surely - it cannot be rotfl .

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Post by Nina on 15.07.16 13:17

@Verdi wrote:Theresa May wields the axe on Cameron's Notting Hill set in 'most ruthless cull in modern British political history' with Michael Gove among nine ministerial sackings or resignations 

Theresa May has begun a brutal cull of the Cabinet in her her first day as Prime Minister.
 
Nine ministers were sacked or resigned, making it one of the most brutal reshuffles in modern British political history.

A number of her predecessor's closest allies were sacked this morning as Mrs May promoted women into some of the Government's top positions.
 
After sacking Mr Cameron's right-hand man George Osborne within hours of taking office on Wednesday, Mrs May has now taken the axe to Michael Gove, Oliver Letwin, Nicky Morgan and John Whittingdale.

Despite the speculation on social media,  Jeremy Hunt is to remain Health Secretary.

Failed leadership candidate Mr Gove saw his Justice Secretary job go to Liz Truss, who became the first female Lord Chancellor in the thousand-year history of the role.

Ms Morgan's former role as Education Secretary went to another promoted woman, Justine Greening.

Stephen Crabb resigned from his role as Work and Pensions Secretary "in the best interests of my family" and Damian Green was appointed the role.
 
Andrea Leadsom, Mrs May's rival in the leadership campaign, has been appointed Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Affairs.
 
Patrick McLoughlin, the former Transport secretary has taken on Oliver Letwin's former role - putting him in overall charge of the Cabinet Office.
Priti Patel has been appointed the new Secretary of State for International Development and Greg Clark is the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Downing Street announced.

Karen Bradley was appointed the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Ben Gummer, the son of former Tory minister John Gummer, was made Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Mr Cameron's former parliamentary private secretary Gavin Williamson has been appointed the Government's Chief Whip.

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers announced she was resigning from the Government after being offered a job by Mrs May which was "not one which I felt I could take on".

James Brokenshire, a close ally of Theresa May, was appointed her position.
 
David Gauke has been appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury and  David Lidington is the new Leader of the House of Commons.
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I was just going to ask if there was a vacancy somewhere in the cabinet for Ms Healy when....

Stephen Crabb resigns from Cabinet to spend more time with his family amid sex text allegations



Mr Crabb, one of the Government's rising stars, resigned his position as Work and Pensions Secretary, declining an offer to serve in the Cabinet in the wake of embarrassing reports about alleged sex-texts,  Kate McCann reports.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/14/theresa-mays-cabinet-reshuffle-who-will-join-boris-johnson-and/

No, surely - it cannot be rotfl .
Now this might be a stupid question but I will ask it as hope I won't be ridiculed for not knowing the answer.
All these new people in new appointments how will they do the job  as they have not had any experience in those roles, or at best not a lot?

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Post by Verdi on 15.07.16 14:04

@kaz wrote:Absolutely agree Verdi regarding the NHS.
Since when did it become the INTERnational Health Service? Yes NHS employees are all very wonderful but come on it's not voluntary work even for immigrant workers. If you're of that disposition healthcare work is an excellent career compared to the instabilities of working in the private sector .Particularly pension provision.  Of course it's never ending either. The more people using the NHS,  the more employees you need.........an ever increasing cycle. As a lifelong contributor to the NHS I also object to elderly people being classed as 'bed blockers.'  Seems like the over 60's are the cause of all that's wrong in this country today.
Yes begone oldie, you may have contributed more to the NHS than anyone else but you've become a nuisance - just go away!  It's a cardinal sin to be getting on a bit, or overweight, or a smoker, or an alcoholic - cast them asunder - people who can't look after themselves are a drain on NHS resources and don't deserve medical care.

It's okay to scrape a half dead body off the pavement that's been on a binge, or a junkie overdosed on heroine - call an ambulance - take them to A & E - all hands on deck - page a £100,000 a year surgeon - administer emergency treatment!

To add insult to injury (pardon the pun), even if you've paid tax and contributed to NI for a lifetime, it you relocate outside UK territory or the EU (?) you are severed from any services that you've helped finance with the exception of a state pension - even then you're penalised for daringto live abroad.  Yet the NHS treat visiting foreigners and/or illegal immigrants without question.

Somethings very wrong somewhere!

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Post by Verdi on 15.07.16 14:09

@Nina wrote:
Now this might be a stupid question but I will ask it as hope I won't be ridiculed for not knowing the answer.
All these new people in new appointments how will they do the job  as they have not had any experience in those roles, or at best not a lot?
Not stupid from where I'm standing - it's forever a mystery to me.

Take for example a minister of eduction transfered to minister of transport.  How does that work I ask myself,  a speed course in wikipediology or googliology?

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Post by kaz on 15.07.16 14:20

@ Nina

Contrary to popular thought you really do not have to know that much about the discipline  of the ministry that you are over. It's presumed that you are sufficiently intelligent enough to organise a team of civil servants who DO have the knowledge you require and can and will give you well informed advice. Take George Osborne ( rather you than me ) : What would you expect a Chancellor of the Exchequer to have in the way of qualifications? A degree in Economics at the very least ? Failing that , an  Accountancy Management qualification would perhaps be apposite.
What does George actually have?

''............ George Osborne is not an economist. He's got a degree in Modern History, and the closest thing he's got to an economics qualification appears to be "O" Level maths, meaning that he's bizarrely underqualified to be Chancellor of the Exchequer.

After brief stints as a data entry clerk in the NHS and a towel folder at Selfridges, George Osborne rocked up at the Tory Party policy unit in 1994. Since he became involved in formulating Tory Party policy the party has suffered its least successful period in history, failing to win a majority in four consecutive elections...............................''( Thomas G Clarke )

Let's just hope our new Cabinet does better than him.

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Post by jeanmonroe on 15.07.16 14:29

Slightly OT.

NOT been a 'good year' for the Osborne 'siblings' has it?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3442366/George-Osborne-s-psychiatrist-brother-struck-admitting-sexual-relationship-vulnerable-patient.html

Chancellor George Osborne's psychiatrist brother Adam Osborne has been struck off the medical register after admitting to a two-year sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient.

Annus horribilis!

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Post by jeanmonroe on 15.07.16 14:50

Still slightly OT.

WHO is Amber Rudd..........new Home Secretary?

Amber Rudd has enjoyed a steep elevation in status from working as "aristocracy co-ordinator" on Four Weddings And A Funeral to running Britain's counter-terrorism efforts, police forces, and immigration policies.

'running police forces'......including the MET. ('investigating' Madeleine McCann 'abduction')

Amber Rudd (4 'weddings')----->Huge Grant (4 'weddings')----->Missing People 'fundraiser'------> McCan'ts.

Don't 'expect' 'our Amber' to 'rock the boat' regards to granting 'unlimited taxpayer funding' for OG, imo.

The 'show' MUST go on!

Way 'too many' BIG 'NAMES', 'involved', from 'PM's' down, to 'protect' now, for it not to!

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Post by Verdi on 15.07.16 15:47

@kaz wrote:@ Nina

Contrary to popular thought you really do not have to know that much about the discipline  of the ministry that you are over. It's presumed that you are sufficiently intelligent enough to organise a team of civil servants who DO have the knowledge you require and can and will give you well informed advice.
I'm in no doubt Nina is aware of that fact as I am but you have to admit, it's a bit farcical.  Rather like appointing the director generale of the BBC to manage NASA and expecting the team to guide him/her through the difficult bits.

The investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann took the professional advice of the now defunct Forensic Science Service - look where that got them!

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Post by Google.Gaspar.Statements on 15.07.16 16:15

@kaz wrote:Absolutely agree Verdi regarding the NHS.
Since when did it become the INTERnational Health Service? Yes NHS employees are all very wonderful but come on it's not voluntary work even for immigrant workers. If you're of that disposition healthcare work is an excellent career compared to the instabilities of working in the private sector .Particularly pension provision.  Of course it's never ending either. The more people using the NHS,  the more employees you need.........an ever increasing cycle. As a lifelong contributor to the NHS I also object to elderly people being classed as 'bed blockers.'  Seems like the over 60's are the cause of all that's wrong in this country today.
They keep making drugs to help us live longer then complain about us when we do.

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Post by Verdi on 15.07.16 19:48

@Google.Gaspar.Statements wrote:They keep making drugs to help us live longer then complain about us when we do.
They keep making drugs that cause catastrophic side effects which necessitates further medical treatment - if not death!

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Post by sharonl on 15.07.16 21:49

Oh Dear, supermom Andrea Leadsom. who claimed that she would make a better PM just because she children has now made a comment that children should never be left with men, just in case they are paedophiles.

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Post by Verdi on 15.07.16 23:13

@sharonl wrote:Oh Dear, supermom Andrea Leadsom. who claimed that she would make a better PM just because she children has now made a comment that children should never be left with men, just in case they are paedophiles.

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