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Originally posted by woodwardjnr
we love kicking the man at the bottom in this country, makes us feel better about our selves. We dont mind having the disabled accounts being checked and monitored I mean what are they going to do about it.
Originally posted by The Empty Skies
The whole point of benefits is that the government give aid to those who need it. Unfortunately there are a lot of people at the moment who don't need it and are abusing the system. You know, the kind you see on the Jeremy Kyle show.
I don't understand why there could be a potential threat to our freedoms here, seeing as they are only looking into benefit claimant's spendings and not the spendings of those who earn their money.
That isn't to suggest everyone on benefits is a criminal, of course not. There are people who genuinely need it and aren't breaking the rules. They'll need to tread carefully and only look into those who give cause for suspicion.
National Irish moves to cashless banking
Consumer Affairs Correspondent
IT MIGHT sound like a contradiction in terms, but for the first time one of the main Irish consumer banks is moving to cashless banking in all its branches.
National Irish Bank has written to thousands of its customers this month informing them of a “new style of banking” in which branches will not handle over-the-counter cash transactions.
The letter says branches will no longer handle cash withdrawals and lodgements, night safe lodgements and foreign currency cash. Branches will continue to lodge cheques, drafts and postal orders and issue drafts.