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  • micky replied to the topic Sir Christopher Chope in the forum Banter 1 year, 4 months ago

    Thanks for posting that – I didn’t know why he’d derailed the two bills. Seemed like brilliant way to get the whole nation to think you’re dick, and as such I didn’t understand the motivation.

    This is quite a detailed point of the parliamentary process that not many folk are going to get. So, err, yes maybe he has a point, but on the other hand…[Read more]

  • micky replied to the topic Online voting? in the forum Banter 1 year, 5 months ago

    Phones and PC browsers are good enough for electronic banking. A vote is worth less than the contents of your bank accounts.

    Blockchain can resolve many of the problems of centralised servers being compromised and allow for anonymous auditing of votes after an election.

    The biggest issue I see is that it makes coercion possible when someone can…[Read more]

  • @archer Very few return from UK to their country of origin. Those granted some form of status (after going through multiple processes, about 50 percent get granted) invariably stay long term. Single people often apply for family reunion (eg i know lots of Sudanese men who have been granted and then bring their family over). Vast majority end up…[Read more]