What is wrong with this Government?

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12:04 PM, 3rd July 2017
About A year ago

What is wrong with this Government?

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What is wrong with this Government?

Sajid Javid has granted an amnesty from prosecution for tenants that illegally subletted their council property in Grenfell Towers.

This despite the limited and long overdue legislation introduced by the Tory government only a few years ago.

He has probably given the green light and amnesty to anybody who was responsible for innocent adults and children being burned to death because of overcrowding due to the sheer greed of the sub-letters of any social housing.

What the hell is wrong with this Government?

He has suggested that by doing so, people will now come forward and name the poor souls they are responsible for killing in the name of profit.

I am personally beside myself with rage over this, as I have to obey the overcrowding rules on HMO’s, but the subletters are to be allowed to get away with it.

Any person now being prosecuted for this criminal act, will now only have to mention that they have seen to be treated equally in the eyes of the law, as others have, to get away with it.

The accountability for this tragedy is being eroded before the enquiry into it has even begun and is a betrayal of the law abiding residents and people killed at Grenfell Towers.

Gary



Comments

michael crockett

15:24 PM, 3rd July 2017
About A year ago

Wow !!
Where to begin ?
Anyone who sublet their property is not " responsible for killing Gary. Instead the unholy combination of totally inappropriate cladding and lack of oversight and accountability is what is ultimately responsible.

Gary Dully

20:30 PM, 3rd July 2017
About A year ago

Well let's begin with this.
Fact.
The properties sublet will have housed more than on the councils register.
The tenants are complaining that the death toll doesn't reflect what they knew to be true.

It was against the Criminal Law and tenancy agreement to sublet.

More People are dead, than on the council housing database, because somebody broke that law, they were in the wrong place at he wrong time and probably under the assumption that they were safe.

But somebody was making a profit from it, Criminal Social Tenants living either in that building elsewhere.

The cladding was a definate accelerator of the fire and they had no chance, no chance of fire escape training, no chance of going through right to rent and no equipment to safeguard against the spread as loads of inconvenient, slow closing fire doors had been removed by somebody.

Tax fraud, money laundering, unauthorised immigrants?
Whatever else has just been given an Amnesty?

But right this very minute others are doing the same crime of subletting, in similar buildings across the country.

Will they get an Amnesty?

Should they get an Amnesty?

In a HMO in Flintshire this afternoon, I have caught a tenant subletting his room to a Slovak couple with a baby, he is living with his girlfriend in Wrexham and claiming LHA benefit!

No right to rent check, no smoke alarm testing log book, no gas safety certificate, no how to rent booklet, my license at risk, my insurance invalidated, my house now overcrowded and my tenant issued with a section 8, Section 21 notice and an invoice for my time.

Do you think Rent Smart Wales would offer me any sympathy?

I only got my licence last Friday, I passed their test last year!

It's about time subletting was outlawed in the PRS as well.

Paul Green

0:57 AM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

We're their is real poverty manufactured, by conservative neoliberal policies, they make the majority poorer, black markets prosper because it's a basic instead to survive, & put food on the table and provide a roof over Ones family. When inequality and wealth distribution is stopped from bubbling up to the top ( their is no trickle down economy it's a myth, they Hoover the profits up hence profit over people, like saving £2 per sheet on cladding ) a fairer society and more egalitarian citizenship will replaclce the dog eat dog , rugged individualism. Pull your own boot straps up and all that bollocks they purport is successful will end....if you measure success by money what do you expect... we need a real demos not a totalitarian government, like we have....a real society with public run NHS, rail, banks....

rob david

11:25 AM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

complete with schooling ?

Gary Dully

12:43 PM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

Reply to the comment left by "Paul Green" at "04/07/2017 - 00:57":

And what modern country has that at the moment?
Japan, Venezuela, Germany, Brazil, India or Oompa Woopa land?

My objection was to an Amnesty for Criminal behaviour, not to engage in a left or right wing idealistic debate about egalitarianism.

Do you think there should be an amnesty?

Paul Green

12:56 PM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

Reply to the comment left by "Gary Dully" at "04/07/2017 - 12:43":

Cause and effect....Neoliberalism is the cause of deregulation the effect is less health and safety. Hence Fires...chickens cleaned with Clorane and beef injected with hormones and antibiotics ....climate denial.. etc all far right policy's...

They are only calling an amnesty as a ruse to weed out the illegal subletters and illegal immigrates, staying there so they can deport then. And strike them off...Remember there callous....

they've duped everyone..we need to wake up a vote Labour for more accountability. For the MANY NOT THE FEW 1%

I'm not talking about Blairs labour they were conservatives in red...real labour like Tony Benn and Jeremy Corbyn vote labour....

Gary Dully

15:46 PM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

Reply to the comment left by "Paul Green" at "04/07/2017 - 12:56":

So if your a Corbyn supporting council or supporter of communism or Marxism it's okay to defraud and kill, but if someone ever supported Blair, voted Tory or ever believed in self reliance it's always their fault, no matter the circumstances?

It justifies theft, fraud, criminal activity and death.

We don't need courts or the law then, just a Labour pledge card and you can get into Heaven.

It's the new religion, Socialism, with a committee to decide, where, who and what I can do with my life.

Hallelujah, brother!

Let's convert the churches into residential.

Paul Green

16:25 PM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

Reply to the comment left by "Gary Dully" at "04/07/2017 - 15:46":

How do families work, using cooperation you can call that a form of socialism. It works well... every one looks out for each other...,

Gary Dully

18:32 PM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

Reply to the comment left by "Paul Green" at "04/07/2017 - 16:25":

You have got to be joking!

Family Socialism?

The reason Theresa May is in so much trouble at the moment is because she asked families to consider discussing cashing in their main future asset to pay for a family relative that might be in need of future social care. (Family Socialism)?

Or in other words choosing between a state subsidised full inheritance or moving over to a reduced inheritance and the state waiting until death of a parent before asking for its money back.

The resulting noise was not for socialism, it was because it scared the people who owned the property half to death and the people waiting for their parents to 'croak it', into writing to the local Tory party chairman, demanding her public execution.

If Corbyn ever gets in, this country can indeed indulge itself in socialism, until the cows come home, (about a week), but his utopian vision won't work longer than 3 years, before we as a country run out of money, get rising unemployment, rip roaring inflation,eye watering interest rates and nobody to borrow from.

The whole point of our lives is to make the best of them, by making choices.
To make the right choices requires education and mentoring, it doesn't make it right or wrong to want to achieve more than someone else.

What makes it wrong is if, to make an achievement, you injure, hurt or steal someone's life or chances.

Such as subletting in Grenfell Towers.

Paul Green

19:10 PM, 4th July 2017
About A year ago

Reply to the comment left by "Gary Dully" at "04/07/2017 - 18:32":

We need keynesian economics (John Maynard Keynes)... Read Adam Smith's wealth of nations....the population is reading and listing to propaganda. The BBC propagates lies, and tells the citizens what to think and feel.... They have been indoctrinated....from birth....there basically slaves of wage and debt peonage. Read George Orwell.....Noam Chomsky, Chris Hedges. Watch channels like RT news and aljazeera news, for the truth . Talking about truth read truth dig....you can google it Chris Hedges has a column. He also has a show on RT called "on contact" with Chris Hedges.....it's time to wake up to neoliberalism....because government is a showdow cast by corporations.....you don't think their would be wars in the Middle East if they grew bananas their It's called plundering resources. Who controls the oil has power....i.e. the Americas , and were its junior partner. We need protection from the EU and the European Court of Justice otherwise we're going to lose all our human rights labour rights environmental rights all rollback. climate change denial then the the end of civilisation. Capitalism cannibalise it self ......

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