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    Dont know about you but i wana go get 7 kids :P

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    It may be best If i don't say anything as it will just be a mass of 's....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post


    It may be best If i don't say anything as it will just be a mass of 's....
    yeah my thoughts exactly on a side note though found this - maybe all us geeks could come up with something

    Making a robot to help in war zones

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8149043.stm
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    That's the second article about the LHA I've read today. It is a shambles. Another article about it pointed out that changes made which mean tenants get paid their rent instead of the landlords. So, what happens now is a tenant gets the money and doesn't pay it to the landlord...

    Yet another Labour mess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    ... maybe all us geeks could come up with something

    Making a robot to help in war zones

    BBC NEWS | Technology | Australia seeks new army robots
    Not sure if you're suggesting this as a solution to benefit-grabbing but I have images of T1000-style robots walking through urban areas killing insurgents with their 'bare hands'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_ View Post
    Not sure if you're suggesting this as a solution to benefit-grabbing but I have images of T1000-style robots walking through urban areas killing insurgents with their 'bare hands'.
    Aussies plans for their invasion of NZ have been rumbled!

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    That's the second article about the LHA I've read today. It is a shambles. Another article about it pointed out that changes made which mean tenants get paid their rent instead of the landlords. So, what happens now is a tenant gets the money and doesn't pay it to the landlord...

    Yet another Labour mess.
    i think that's in a minority of cases. Ofcourse the system is open to abuse and fraud, but then so was the old system where housing benefit was paid directly to the landlord.

    I mean with the old system, what onus was there on the landlord to maintain a property to the required standards ?

    All we have now, is these cases being used as another excuse by landlords for not taking on housing benefit tenants in some instances. Bet they don't like it when landlords are all tarred with the same brush.

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    have you seen the date on that story ?

    This was the story about the afghani woman that gathered a lot of press attention........from october last year !!!!

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    [head implodes in sheer rage]

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    That's the second article about the LHA I've read today. It is a shambles. Another article about it pointed out that changes made which mean tenants get paid their rent instead of the landlords. So, what happens now is a tenant gets the money and doesn't pay it to the landlord...

    Yet another Labour mess.
    Ealing is a Tory run council.
    I know VERY well the person in charge of housing at Ealing and its great deal more complicated than the press have reported as its quite an old story now.

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