Friday, June 06, 2008

News roundup 68

Private school chief: some state school pupils are unteachable. He’s right.

‘We need your fingerprints if you want to pick up your children,’ nursery tells parents. Who do these people think they are?

Half of teachers have no degree in their subject. And we wonder why teaching is bad.

Pupils from poor homes far more likely to be taught by unqualified teachers. Labour won’t do anything. The working class vote for them and they wouldn’t want people turning middle class or having any type of future.

School wrongly dismissed me, says teacher cleared of assault. And we wonder why quality people don’t become teachers.

‘Nearly 60%’ of parents would send their child to private school if they could afford it. I’m surprised it isn’t 100%

Beeb blows web budget by £36m. How can they justify the license fee?

Treasury nets £1.7billion windfall from soaring oil and energy prices, says study. It isn’t it about time to lower the tax?

Nepal’s new republic puts Gurkhas at risk. I hope they stay. They are some of the best soldiers in the world.

Police ‘cop out’ on knife blitz. Why don’t they just tell us?

One child under ten is killed every week, shocking crime figures reveal. Nothing will be done.

Councils show squatters where they can find out how to break in. Why isn’t this banned?

Police force abandons targets. Someone has a bit of sense.

Parking spy shopkeeper warned by ‘overzealous’ police. Don’t they have anything better to do?

Council tax spies are homing in on you and your extensions. The government would tax your breath if they could get away with it.

Islamic extremists should get therapy, Home Office tells local councils. Don’t just stop with the extremists…

Ex-councillor sentenced for benefit fraud. The community must be strenuous. It’s the equivalent of paying back the debt at £68.75 per hour…

Nicked for pulling son from bed. And the government say parents should take more responsibility.

Boris: Make yobs learn latin. They will just end up swearing at you in Latin.

White teen battered in racial attack. More anti white racism.

Beemergency! A mystery plague threatens Britain’s bees and the result could be worse than foot and mouth. The government should do something about this.

Residents protest over £120 bin ‘tax’. Sack the lot of them.

Watched whil you throw: One in five wheelie bins microchipped as councils prepare for bin taxes. Why do we pay council tax?

Litter wardens collect £35 for every fine they hand out. We’ve always known it was just about getting money.

Frail pensioner told she must drag her wheelie bin half a mile to get it emptied. Why does she pay council tax?

1 comment:

Brian Barker said...

Perhaps Boris should have advised the use of Esperanto instead!

Interestingly eight British MP's have nominated Esperanto for the Nobel Peace Prize 2008.

Boris not included!

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