Originally posted by Ginga
The last time I spent any significant amount of time there was a few years ago, for about 6 months. I recently discovered there is a warrant out for
my arrest for non payment of TV license. You couldn't make it up. I did have a TV but just used it for Xbox, had no intention of watching the brain
dead reality shows and propaganda news, but apparently just owning a TV now you need a license. I always thought it was to help fund the wonderful
BBC. I'm thinking I might send a letter explaining I am not prepared to fund an organization which is rampant with pedophilia and sexual abuse.
If theres a warrent out for your arrest then come back and let them arrest you. Then sue them for wrongfull arrest.
Fact: You do NOT need a license to own a tv. You only need a license IF YOU WATCH A PROGRAM WHILE IT IS BEING BROADCAST! That really is the truth!!
However they will make many threats with carefully worded letters that scare the pants of most people, but if you take the time to look carefully
you'll always find those magic words "Could - Might - Maybe". I dont own a TV and every month I get letters telling me I'm being investigated and even
get letters telling me I MAYBE going to court. I throw them all in the bin.
Back on topic:
According to a new research released by audit firm KPMG this week, nearly 5 million workers in the UK are not earning enough to maintain a
decent standard of living. The study concluded that twenty per cent of the working population receives less than the minimum wage, which is $13 an
With hundreds of unemployed people applying for each job vacancy employers have realised they only need to offer the minimum wage.
Because the minimum wage is so low the employee does not pay income tax, and they need top-up benefits because without the benefits ALL their earnings
would be gone after paying Rent/Mortgage payments and council tax etc.
The benefits are needed to buy food and clothes and to pay extortionate electric and gas bills, and to cover the cost of getting to work etc.
Can you see the problem?
We have a workforce that is paid so little it cannot pay income tax.
On top of that the same workforce requires top-up benefits to survive.
If this workforce cannot pay income tax then from where do we get the money to pay the benefits that they need?
Where do we get the money for our national health service and all the other services?
Where is all the money going?
Its in the bank accounts of all those greedy corporations that only pay minimum wage OR LESS because they have a workforce that’s subsidised with
I was sitting in a train station and heard four school children (about 15 years of age) discussing all that I’ve written above. I was impressed; I
thought the young were too dumbed down to understand.
On hearing their discussion I couldn’t help but think of all the people I see in these forums who still don’t understand what these young kids
have already worked out for themselves, that is…
Forcing people into work does not create income tax, it creates a benefit claim!!
If an employee does an honest weeks work for a large corporation such as tesco for example, then that employee ought to earn enough money to provide
for his family without the need for top-up benefits.
Every year we hear of the £billions of profit earnt by these corporations and then we hear the stories about tesco’s etc who not only pay minimum
wage but have started laying off full time minimum wage employee’s and started taking on people who are forced to work just for benefits.
This means that the few people who do have a reasonably well paid job and are paying income tax are paying the wages of the tesco employee’s, tesco
etc are paying NOTHING!!
Cameron should be locked up.
edit on 3-11-2012 by VoidHawk because: (no reason given)