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Old 29th Jan 2018, 03:32
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Krystal n chips
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Originally Posted by ShotOne View Post
Mr Corbyn promised today to "immediately" provide 8,000 new homes to end the "disgusting" scandal of homelessness. While I'm with him 100% on the awfulness of homelessness, it turns out that these homes are in fact to be "taken over" from housing associations "as they become available". So not really very immediate. Nor are they new homes, just existing ones being taken into state ownership. Their present tenants will have to find somewhere else to live. Other than that, though, nice one, Jeremy.

Also, anyone facing a job transfer or base move had better look closely at what he's said on empty homes. He has pledged to work with councils to "take over" (sounds suspiciously like "confiscate") empty homes. While an opt-out for serving military was mentioned, nothing for airline staff and such moves are only too common in this industry.
One of the delights of JB is reading the innovative excuses offered in an attempt to disguise the true sentiments expressed.....always sounds better, however implausible they may be.

Anyway, it seems it was jolly beastly of Corbyn not to include airline staff in his policy ......let alone other occupations that require relocation.

There is, however, just one small problem with this heartfelt plea which you seem to have overlooked......airline staff are remunerated......the homeless aren't.
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