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UK tax payer to cover the £5million cost to police Scotland for Donald's golf trip

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posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 07:54 AM
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Hello ATS

I am raging at the UK government and particularly the conservative party for granting Police Scotland £5 million in funds
should Donald trump decide to visit Scotland to take in some golf!

How can the conservative government justify spending this from the treasury when the NHS is on its knees
people in food banks, the list goes on and on !

Austerity means reducing public expenditure, not bending the knee to foreign nationals when they want to play golf in their courses oveseas
instead of doing their jobs!

well if Donald does come up here, I hope he loses his trousers and I hope it absolutely pishes doon!

UK tax payer to cover cost of Trumps golf trip



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posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:03 AM
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Every host country is responsible for the security for head of state visitors. The UN is in
New York what do you think that cost the US tax payers?



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:09 AM
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More fake outrage.

Who do you think pays for security of visiting heads of state when they come to the U.S.?



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:10 AM
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I'm sure that is just a drop in the bucket compared to all the other waste going on currently.



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:13 AM
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posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:14 AM
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a reply to: DAVID64

how is it fake outrage, we are running under austerity
that means "reducing public expenditure"

that doesnt mean paying for police to guard donald while he plays golf!

we could simply tell him NO

we pay for it , no one else
its our money we should decide if he is allowed to come here and cost us 5 million

not when the NHS is rock bottom , families in food banks , benefit cuts, and my own personal salary being in a pay freeze since 2008

Naw , jist #in Naw

Donald ye can get tae #



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:15 AM
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a reply to: sapien82

You must have been really upset with Obama's 5 visits then.



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:16 AM
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a reply to: LightSpeedDriver

aye very gid

wasnae voted the most beautiful country in the world for nothing !



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:19 AM
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a reply to: sapien82

Why the outrage it happens when any head of state or political of a certain ranking comes to the UK. Hell I've heard of celebs being given police escorts when they go on a shopping trip at the cost of tax payers (Brad Pitt a few years ago and apparently Tom Cruise who claims he didn't ask). He is the President of the US, love him or hate him could you imagine if he wasn't given any protection and was assassinated on our soil? We'd be up poop creak without a paddle. You might consider him to be the devil or worse than Hitler but that doesn't mean we don't have a responsibility to keep him alive while here whether he plays Golf or just stops by to use the toilet.



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:20 AM
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a reply to: watchitburn

And you must be upset with all the golfing Trump has done while President. It was such a sore point when Obama was in office.

I seem to recall Trump saying he'd be too busy working to have time for much golf. I also recall Trump criticizing Obama for his golfing. Yet Trump seems to golf A LOT.

But I accept that Republicans are hypocrites.

Just for the record, I don't care how much ANY President golfs. But I wasn't the one complaining.



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:22 AM
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a reply to: MiddleInsite

Nope.

Obama didn't deal with so much snip.

NeoMcCarthy witchhunts,and all.



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:23 AM
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a reply to: watchitburn

Of course, any additional expenditure which isnt required, like foreign diplomats on #in holiday!
, it's your holiday , you pay for it !

trump taking the biscuit jist tae play golf!


It's the UK tax payers money why the # should we have to pay for anyone else visiting on holiday
oh right just because they are a diplomat that somehow makes them better than everyone else
or somehow absolves them from having to pay for their own holiday!

they have banned plenty people from coming to the UK for their disruptive behaviour elsewhere or in the their home country , such as tyler the creater, banned from entering the uk as "potentially could cause disruption or chaos to the public"

People #ing hate donald trump here, so thats why they need that 5 million, its to stop hunners ae bams fae kicking the absolute # out of donald trump!

Doesnt that mean he should be banned like the people on this list
banned from enetering the UK

trump says some seriously inflammatory # , which will cause disruption here in the UK, its cheaper just to ban him! and save 5 million



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:35 AM
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a reply to: MiddleInsite

Nope, I didn't care about golf then and still don't care about it.



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:39 AM
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I think the point in the article is that Scottish government is devolved and we'd need to pay for the cost to our police force
however HM treasury has turned around and said they'd fund it , how can the treasury just whip out 5 million like that for Donald , but wont make any moves to provide funding for other places in the UK which require money!

Such as the NHS , police , fire services, education !

You name it , that 5 million could be spent better elsewhere
he could pay for his own security , he can afford it !

if donald trump wasnt such an egotesticle , loud mouthed arrogant # , then maybe we wouldnt need 5 million to stop bams fae trying to stab him when he hits it intae the rough!

As ive said , if he does come and we have to pay for it , I hope it #in rains like cats n dugs jist fallin oot the sky
poor donald will have to spend his holiday in doors wae a cup ae tea and watch love island !



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:48 AM
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He is a head of state and should be treated to the same security as others, maybe more due to the protests that may happen.

Can you imagine if he wasn't given enough police support and something tragic happened? The UK would be a disgrace!

Would you feel the same way if Clinton was visiting?



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:52 AM
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a reply to: sapien82

Just like a liberal,when your people come here we have to pay,what makes you so special? it's common practice,do your research instead of putting foot in mouth



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:57 AM
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a reply to: SoEpic

you can insert any head of state or politician that thinks they are special !
that somehow they are more important than the people who are paying for his "golf trip"

I think all government are # !

Obama was a wank , so was clinton , as is Trump , as was cowboy bush and his wee laddie
just like Margaret thatcher, John Major , Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron
also hingy-ma-jig whits her face Sturgeon



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 08:58 AM
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Is your problem with the money about Trump and/or golf? This is standard practice. The Royals come here quite frequently and I've yet to hear any beaking about that cost. I can think of a lot more things to get bent about.



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 09:02 AM
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a reply to: Oldtimer2

Whit you on aboot? Im not talking about the US , Im talking about the UK
which is currently under austerity measures !
it would be fine if we actually had the cash spare but according to our government we haven't had money for the last 10 years
America isnt in under austerity measures so it's fine for America to pay for foreign nationals to visit , but when the country has been under austerity and the people arent getting what they deserve from the government from their own tax money
what makes it ok for a foreign diplomat ,no matter who they are, what makes it ok for them to spend 5 million on a golf trip!

Also you are comparing a country like Scotland , with a population of 5.6 million and GDP of 216 Billion to the united states of america

325.7 million people , and GDP of 18.57 trillion

you dont even need to do the maths !



posted on Jul, 4 2018 @ 09:03 AM
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a reply to: SoEpic

aww aye I can imagine awrite !

plenty folk want to give big donald a Kiss , yin ae the special wans fae Glasgow




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