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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Vixen
He seems to have stood for election under the...

He seems to have stood for election under the name Dave Allen. I am not sure whether you have to use your real name but I suspect so because you have to supply your real address. If Steve Bray is...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
https://twitter.com/snb19692/status/15345466359629...

https://twitter.com/snb19692/status/1534546635962949632?s=20&t=Gf-ZFNwWvVK_wCS-hNorUQ
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 05:40 AM
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Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
'Steve Bray' was confronted by a Tory windbag who...

'Steve Bray' was confronted by a Tory windbag who said, 'You're Dave Allen, aren't you?' and Bray confirmed it.(See tweet exchange - published by Bray himself - regarding how the guy claimed Bray...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:38 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 23,102
Posted By Vixen
It'll be interesting to see what happens in...

It'll be interesting to see what happens in respect of the Kurdish communities living in Sweden and Finland. For example, these days the Kurdish PKK is more of a movement rather than acts of...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Story today in a tabloid rag that thanks to...

Story today in a tabloid rag that thanks to Theresa May, all a foreign asylum seeker or criminal need do, is 'claim he or she is a victim of modern day slavery', under her slavery act. Oh-oh. So...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:03 AM
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Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
Dave Allen

Dave Allen
Forum: Trials and Errors Today, 03:01 AM
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Views: 112,433
Posted By Vixen
Whilst I agree Maxwell got what she deserved, I...

Whilst I agree Maxwell got what she deserved, I am uncomfortable by the US style of tiral-by-public opinion (cf Depp vs Heard). Judge Nathan didn't seem impartial and seemed to be anti-Maxwell from...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:46 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 23,102
Posted By Vixen
Heheh, Niinistö held Erdogan's feet over the...

Heheh, Niinistö held Erdogan's feet over the sauna stove and got him mullahed on Koskenkorva...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
It's not his real name.

It's not his real name.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Vixen
'Steve' was warned about this a few days ago. ...

'Steve' was warned about this a few days ago.

It reminds me of when satirical comedian Mark Thomas set up a protest in Parliament Square. He ended up getting fingerprinted and his DNA taken. It...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Article 8 is applied in the High Court as right...

Article 8 is applied in the High Court as right to family life, etc, usually to do with person facing eviction (often because of bankruptcy or deportation).
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
The new Bill of Rights prevents persons in prison...

The new Bill of Rights prevents persons in prison or those with prison records from having ANY rights. As much as one might disapprove of criminals and/or immigrants, it means that although...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 445
Posted By Vixen
There has been 'gentrification' in London. ...

There has been 'gentrification' in London. Specifically around the Hackney (London Fields) and Shoreditch areas (probably because they are close to the City and the Law Courts). They are full of...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
Moved to Human Rights /Bill of Rights thread.

Moved to Human Rights /Bill of Rights thread.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
Almost certainly Carrie's idea. According to...

Almost certainly Carrie's idea. According to Ashcroft, as well as expecting to go off on holiday every other week, Carrie demanded a 'goldplated' iphone from the Conservative HQ. Records were dug...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 06:00 AM
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Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
I can vouch for the greased piglet here. I...

I can vouch for the greased piglet here. I passed him jogging, in Fieldway Crescent, on my way to work across Highbury Fields, and which would have been a good mile from his home near Highbury...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Vixen
It's seems clear the government simply want...

It's seems clear the government simply want education restricted to the richer classes. IMV whilst indeed there did spring up some frivolous subjects, OTOH surely the risk of being unemployable...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 01:54 AM
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Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
It's weird. When I was at school so-called...

It's weird. When I was at school so-called vocational subjects were looked down on. Now it is the other way round.

Here in Finland, 'vocational schools' are almost just as prestigious as...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
Same happened to a friend of mine who taught...

Same happened to a friend of mine who taught Gender Studies at Birkbeck. Apparently 'gender is no longer an issue' (back in the 90's). It was a shame as the course content (for example film) was...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Er, as I stated, I worked with these lawyers,...

Er, as I stated, I worked with these lawyers, from almost all of the top London firms, so that is my insider view.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 04:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
As I said, the Interventionary Powers Tribunal is...

As I said, the Interventionary Powers Tribunal is a closed court specific to hearing cases under PIVT (_sp?). It is hardly a court available to the general public. As for the Supreme Court, your...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 04:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
I wonder whether you do because you seem unaware...

I wonder whether you do because you seem unaware that Article 8 in the UK HRA is exactly the same Article 8 throughout Europe in Human Rights, as are all the articles. So, if I cite, say, Article 6...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 03:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
The template for the UK HRA is exactly the same...

The template for the UK HRA is exactly the same as that issued by the ECHR and as adopted by all European countries affliated to the European Convention of Human Rights. In addition, I seem to...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 03:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
I don't believe for a minute there have only been...

I don't believe for a minute there have only been 2,243 cases under the Equality Act. Nonsense!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Do you have any citations of successful cases to...

Do you have any citations of successful cases to back that up (not Supreme Court or Investigatory Powers Courts, please, which are for rare and exceptional cases)?

In fact, even then, as my recent...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 03:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
According to the Insolvency Service figures for...

According to the Insolvency Service figures for May 2022:

UK.gov (https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/monthly-insolvency-statistics-may-2022)


Do you really believe a bunch of squatters...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
The Human Rights Act is generic throughout the EU.

The Human Rights Act is generic throughout the EU.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:53 AM
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Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Is semantics all you have? Do you have anything...

Is semantics all you have? Do you have anything more concrete that courts take HRA seriously other than simply dismissing claims?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Do read the Chambers page I cited which proclaims...

Do read the Chambers page I cited which proclaims Article 8 claims have never succeeded since Pinnock.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
As I said, my working experiences and insider...

As I said, my working experiences and insider knowledge from working lawyers is that courts simply are not interested in the HRA. This is because if you bring a case citing HRA you will invariably...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Theft and murder can be cited in German law. The...

Theft and murder can be cited in German law. The Human Rights Act is pretty much ubiquitous around the EU. I doubt far right countries such as Hungary or Poland take it any more seriously than the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
As I hate to see a man being kicked when he is...

As I hate to see a man being kicked when he is down, from now on, I am going to play Devil's advocate and get behind the greased piglet. Isn't the squeaky one the funniest Crime Minister ever...? ...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:15 AM
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Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
The same Braverman who belongs to a party that...

The same Braverman who belongs to a party that made an electoral pact with the DUP?

Could Braverman be the dimmest Attorney General ever?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
PS I can see that given the 'fury' and 'outrage'...

PS I can see that given the 'fury' and 'outrage' in the Murdoch/Barclay/Rothermere press of 'all these people' abusing the Human Rights Act (like the Hamzda guy) people are under the impression that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
As the Gatehouse Chambers page brags, none have...

As the Gatehouse Chambers page brags, none have succeeded in their Article 8 submission. There was just one case that I know of and that was that little autistic boy. The industry was in a panic...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 01:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Yes because large numbers of people naively...

Yes because large numbers of people naively believe they are protected by the Act and bring cases in good faith, often self-represented. The hard reality is courts aren't interested.

As another...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 01:49 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Insolvency Act is one were human rights comes up ...

Insolvency Act is one were human rights comes up A LOT as these are people losing their homes, often families with children. They can plead under Article 8 all they want that their kids are in the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 01:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Germany has stronger individual rights than the...

Germany has stronger individual rights than the UK (for example its privacy laws) so of course Germany has its own Human Rights enshrined.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
I believe it does. Junk Shop, for example, could...

I believe it does. Junk Shop, for example, could only find judgments for Northern Ireland (another jurisdiction), the Supreme Court and the Investigatory Powers Tribunal. The latter is usually held...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 01:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
The fact you are free to cite HRA (it is a...

The fact you are free to cite HRA (it is a statute after all) doesn't mean you have any hope of winning! I bet very few of the 11,000 cases on bailii citing HRA actually won their case.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Specifically about Insolvency Practice, ggod luck...

Specifically about Insolvency Practice, ggod luck anyone wanting to bring up a Human Rights Act defence.

Gatehouse Chambers...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
How is my working experience wrong? The fact the...

How is my working experience wrong? The fact the victims of very high profile Worboys brought up the HRA as a last resort to stop him coming out on parole and in the exceptional circumstance of it...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
HRA is derived from the EU? At least, it was...

HRA is derived from the EU? At least, it was under EU Law last time I looked on the shelves.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Eleven thousand out of how many hundreds of...

Eleven thousand out of how many hundreds of thousands of court cases per annum?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
Couldn't open the first two. One is an...

Couldn't open the first two. One is an Investigatory Powers Tribunal (hardly an every day court open to all) and then another seems to be a Supreme Court ruling with five Lords involving a very high...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 09:18 AM
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Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
<sfx> theme Every mornin' at number ten you...

<sfx> theme

Every mornin' at number ten you could see him arrive
He stood five-foot-six and weighed two-forty-five
Kinda broad at the shoulder and broad at the hip
And everybody knew ya didn't...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 888
Posted By Vixen
I did say it was my perception from my working...

I did say it was my perception from my working experience and insider opinion (=lawyers). Maybe you can counter this perception with your own experiences/perception by citing examples of people...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
The FINANCIAL TIMES...

The FINANCIAL TIMES (https://www.ft.com/content/cd619d71-e687-42fb-960f-6d6aacdd78ff) take is that Johnson's 'leadership is in fresh crisis'.



It'll be a shame if Johnson resigns now, just...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 04:28 AM
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Views: 64,122
Posted By Vixen
It will take time to organise. And with some 163...

It will take time to organise. And with some 163 Tories on the payroll (including the cabinet) they will hardly be voting themselves out of a job, so there still needs to be another 58 or so above...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 216,043
Posted By Vixen
Having had a look at William Rees-Mogg's...

Having had a look at William Rees-Mogg's 'Memoirs' ['Look Inside']...
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