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carmella Posted Today, 11:01am
 
QUOTE (JAGZ1876 @ 23rd Oct 2019, 11:27am) *
We do that now, and a visa isn't a work permit.

Don’t patronise me, of course a visa is not a work permit, it only allows us to know who is entering our country.

Referendums should be abolished, as should free borders.

Jagz I have said this before, regardless of my personal politics my stance on the UK or Scottish Indy will never change.
carmella Posted Today, 10:57am
 
QUOTE (JAGZ1876 @ 23rd Oct 2019, 11:21am) *
Good question Carmella, but until we get control of all our affairs we will continue on this downward spiral of austerity, budget cuts and money being spent on the wrong things that are of no benefit to the population.

It's hard for parents to feed their children when we have low paid workers on zero hour contracts and benefit cuts to the sick and disabled who are forced to use food banks thanks to this uncaring Tory government.

Sorry Jagz but that is so untrue. You and I will never agree on this. Further it is not caused by Tory governments, past or present.

JAGZ1876 Posted Today, 10:27am
 
QUOTE (carmella @ 23rd Oct 2019, 10:08am) *
Our farmers need people from the EU to pick fruit and veg, because our own labour force won’t do it. That can continue, in my opinion so long as we know who is coming into our country, and have a visa!


We do that now, and a visa isn't a work permit.
JAGZ1876 Posted Today, 10:23am
 
QUOTE (Dykejumper @ 23rd Oct 2019, 10:00am) *
Carmella,I presume you actually were referring to EU funding of projects rather than companies
investing in new ventures. Scotland gets about 75 million a year from the EU,sounds great of course
but its just some of our own money being returned.



Same can be said of our position in the UK.
JAGZ1876 Posted Today, 10:21am
 
QUOTE (carmella @ 23rd Oct 2019, 09:53am) *
Why are there so many slum areas in S otland including Nicola Sturgeon’s own constituency. Why are there children living in poverty and starving, when it is the parents who are supposed to feed their children?


Good question Carmella, but until we get control of all our affairs we will continue on this downward spiral of austerity, budget cuts and money being spent on the wrong things that are of no benefit to the population.

It's hard for parents to feed their children when we have low paid workers on zero hour contracts and benefit cuts to the sick and disabled who are forced to use food banks thanks to this uncaring Tory government.
carmella Posted Today, 09:08am
 
QUOTE (Dykejumper @ 23rd Oct 2019, 10:00am) *
Carmella,I presume you actually were referring to EU funding of projects rather than companies
investing in new ventures. Scotland gets about 75 million a year from the EU,sounds great of course
but its just some of our own money being returned.

Precisely! I was referring to projects, and not companies. We see the road signs everywhere, and have done for years.

Our farmers need people from the EU to pick fruit and veg, because our own labour force won’t do it. That can continue, in my opinion so long as we know who is coming into our country, and have a visa!
Dykejumper Posted Today, 09:00am
  Carmella,I presume you actually were referring to EU funding of projects rather than companies
investing in new ventures. Scotland gets about 75 million a year from the EU,sounds great of course
but its just some of our own money being returned.
carmella Posted Today, 08:53am
 
QUOTE (JAGZ1876 @ 23rd Oct 2019, 09:23am) *
I can't think of any country on the planet rich or poor that doesn't encourage inward investment?

Can you Carmella?

No Jagz I can’t, but this is more than inward investment.

Why are there so many slum areas in S otland including Nicola Sturgeon’s own constituency. Why are there children living in poverty and starving, when it is the parents who are supposed to feed their children?
JAGZ1876 Posted Today, 08:23am
 
QUOTE (carmella @ 23rd Oct 2019, 09:05am) *
No Jagz simply asking why we need all the investment. We are not a poor country, so why?


I can't think of any country on the planet rich or poor that doesn't encourage inward investment?

Can you Carmella?
carmella Posted Today, 08:05am
  No Jagz simply asking why we need all the investment. We are not a poor country, so why?
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