Guido Fawkes (Anonymous)SPES, the deity of hope & prosperity. Now, the newest, smallest & first ever build your own UK Political Party. Time for change in the UK, a revolution.

1) Stop the wealthy corporate and individual tax dodgers. It is easy, but the Tories, Labour and Lib Dems refuse because they and their backers dodge UK taxes too.

2) Bye bye unelected upper house (Lords) & monarch. The Queen / her progeny can be ceremonial heads of state / ambassadors & stand for election as president if they want.

3) Get rid of the class and present honours system. You are not inferior to others, nor others to you. The class system breeds nothing but bad attitude amongst us all.

4) Stop spending billions on elitist / wannabe empire projects. Put the money into the NHS, schools, universities, social care, leisure, emergency services, defence (but not aggression).

5) Abolish lower income taxes & TV licenses. Have a true luxury rate VAT. Tax money & job exports. Tax pollution. Double tax dodgers. Privatize Westminster, Whitehall & Royal Estates.

6) Reform the electoral system (a win win option does exist). Return fraudulently acquired own to rent properties to the housing market. Double the rates for empty residential property.

7) Incentivize businesses, especially those that export & contribute to tomorrow. Reform welfare, prisons, foreign policy. Make Britain Great again. or Create an Account


Uk spends £40bn a year on "defence"
14-02-2017, 08:45 PM,
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Uk spends £40bn a year on "defence"
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I do not understand what is defensive about;
a) Two huge aircraft carriers full of very expensive US made jets
b) Four nuclear attack submarines which have highly questionnable US made nuclear missiles
c) All these overseas armed forces bases: British Army Installations and Overseas military bases of the UK

If we simply had a defence force, we would not need to spend anywhere near £40bn a year on "defence". If you want International nukes, don't put them in subs which the Russians can easily detect, put them on a few of the islands we "own". Same the aircraft carriers; have some air bases on these same islands.

This is lunacy. The Tories and Labour both think £40bn a year is needed. If we co-operated with our European neighbours (not necessarily have a European Defence Force) (economy of scale plus the benefit of common maintenance and parts on any battlefield), I bet we could save £20bn a year to put into the NHS and schools.

We are not a world power any more, nor should we want or try to be.
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