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On 22 Dec 2018 at 2:47pm speedbird wrote:
Every Saturday the big issue' seller outside HBSC buys three coffee's from Nero's then just leaves the empty cups on the wall for someone else to deal with... And this week she has left some of her leaflets as well to blow round the high street. May be next week instead of giving money a bin bag or directions to the bin 10 feet away would be more meaningful.

On 22 Dec 2018 at 3:37pm wanderer wrote:
Report it to big issue as they have set locations to sell big issue
On 22 Dec 2018 at 6:23pm Hello wrote:
Big Issue is for the homeless to sell to make a bob or two ( mostly funds their drink or drug habits) so excuse me if I find it strange that someone comes all the way from somewhere in Europe to be homeless.
On 22 Dec 2018 at 7:58pm Tipex wrote:
Kick 'em when they're down Speedbird. Happy Christmas...
On 23 Dec 2018 at 6:46am janet street preacher wrote:
Please donít report her to the Big Issue, at least have the balls to have a quiet word with her first.
On 23 Dec 2018 at 10:48am Wizardsleaves wrote:
Thin end of wedge facist on the forum as usual. Spineless miserable and no doubt racist. Why didn't you speak to the person? Did you pick up the cups or rush home to kick someone less fortunate than you? Get a life and have a read up on the meaning of Christmas.
On 23 Dec 2018 at 1:33pm Malling resident wrote:
@wizardsleaves wtf has it got to do with the meaning of christmas she is a litterbug end of!!!!
On 23 Dec 2018 at 1:55pm Earl of Lewess wrote:
The Big Issue was originally intended as a way to help homeless people get back on their feet. Many of today's sellers are Romanian gypsies who sell the magazine so that they can register as sell-employed and claim benefits. It could be argued that they are here because they are discriminated against in Romania and at least selling the Big Issue gives them an opportunity to gain an income with turning to crime, but with so much homelessness around, shouldn't the charity support genuine cases rather than economic migrants?
On 23 Dec 2018 at 2:13pm Larkspur wrote:
On 23 Dec 2018 at 7:05pm Blatant Liar wrote:
Average BI seller makes around 35k pa. donít feel that sorry for them
On 23 Dec 2018 at 8:55pm Yellow Sleeves wrote:
Ok, you're just a blatant liar.
On 23 Dec 2018 at 10:54pm Blatant Liar wrote:
She spends nine quid a day on coffee, sunshine. Can you work that out ?
On 24 Dec 2018 at 9:58am Arnold wrote:
They make a profit of £1.25 per copy sold - do the math Blatant Liar.
On 24 Dec 2018 at 12:11pm bored2 wrote:
@Earl of Lewes
This may be true. If it is it is entirely preventable and the fault of UK government not doing their part to control immigration.
If someone has resorted to selling the big issue and claiming benefits to survive they can be sent back to their home country under EU migration laws as they cannot support themselves. Still a mystery why we have never enforced these rules yet continue to complain about the type of behaviour they would prevent?!
Why should a charity with limited funds be responsible for implementing immigration policy controls?
On 24 Dec 2018 at 10:11pm Blatant Liar wrote:
Iím quite capable of counting
Most of the empty headed people that but that carp give far more than the cover price.
35k mostly tax free.
Thatís 45k through the books
And you go to London every day to get that Ö
On 26 Dec 2018 at 2:01pm bored2 wrote:
Those figures are utter rot Blatant Liar...

£35k sales is 17,500 magazines per year at £2 per magazine profit. They pay £1.25 per magazine and assuming £3.25 per sale which is 75p more than cover price. Seems fair.

There are 83k sales of Big Issue per week UK wide (see link) so at 335 per seller that's 250 sellers of the big issue in the UK. What a load of rot you're chatting.

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