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Norman baker again

 
 
On 24 Sep 2011 at 1:25pm Rookie wrote:
Dis anyone else see him on BBC South news yesterday? He was in front of Brighton station talking about the problems at Balcombe and how it could all be avoided if the Lewes/Uckfield link was available. But the funniest bit was a couple of Brighton football fans recognising him and then coming up behind him on camera chanting "Falmer, Falmer" over his shoulder. He didn't look happy with that but carried on quite well considering.
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On 24 Sep 2011 at 6:06pm Dingo wrote:
No ,but I saw him not so long ago at the Liberal conference attempting to justify the forthcoming horrendous hike in railfares.An increase which will make it nigh on impossible for me to carry on travelling up To London to do my poorly paid job.The man should be thoroughly ashamed of himself.
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On 25 Sep 2011 at 12:08am AYATOLLAH HOGMANNY wrote:
I seem to remember him campaigning to keep the fares low before he started working in Westminster, seems the rest of us don't count now he can afford to go first class on a ministers salary!!!!
 
 
On 25 Sep 2011 at 8:34am Matt Kent wrote:
See www.bettertransport.org.uk/fairerfares/
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On 25 Sep 2011 at 2:35pm Paul Newman wrote:
Followed you link Matt but the relevance of iot, is somewhat opaque. Well its another tax rise really isn`t it .Got to pay for that bloated public sector Albatross somehow ,( god forbid that they should earn a living or anything )
 
 
On 25 Sep 2011 at 5:43pm bastian wrote:
er paul, the rail company is private.
 
 
On 25 Sep 2011 at 5:54pm Ron wrote:
er bastion, Paul Newman is a right wing bigot who can't differentiate between British Rail and the wonderfully new privatised railway companies who's aim is to make profits for their sharehoders (see recent edition of Private Eye etc.).
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On 25 Sep 2011 at 6:17pm Matt Kent wrote:
@ Paul Newman. The point of the 'Fairer Fares' website is to petition against the Government about their proposed 28% increase of rail fares over the next administration. The rail inflation cap was removed after strangely our local MP campaigned against it pre election, and then voted for the inflation cap to be removed earlier this year. Nice to see the promotion of public transport from our local transport minister. I wonder how many people will be getting a 28% pay increase over the next few years? I wonder how many students will be getting any more money to study" I wonder how many more pensioners will be getting a decent increase?
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On 25 Sep 2011 at 7:24pm pete wrote:
Open the Uckfield Rail link - he should write to the Transport Minister.... Oh that's right he is the Transport Minister! He must be the most ludricrous MP in the country - speaking as if he is still in opposition when he is at the heart of government!
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On 25 Sep 2011 at 7:26pm pete wrote:
ludicrous even.... Oh well let's hope the boundary changes go through and he becomes Uckfield's MP - sorry about that Uckfield!


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