IDS is the architect of universal credit which has made people much better off and in no way suffering or dead. I think that's right isn't it?
I also believe that HMRC has been known to point out people's approach to taxation to the Cabinet Office when honours are being considered. If you get embroiled in a high profile tax avoidance scheme, it might hamper your chances as a result.
As for Gabby Logan, I have absolutely nothing against her but I assume that she is fairly well paid. The same is true of most tv stars and sportsmen and women.
In the office where I used to work, OBE was considered to be short for Other Buggers' Efforts.
I just googled the list, and was pleasantly surprised to discover that 72% of the awards go to "normal" people, who do charitable work or work within their community to make other people's lives better. I've always been cynical about these awards, especially the ones going to those in privileged positions, but I feel better now, knowing that real people are recognized too
The idea of this is to give everyone the opportunity to air those issues which drive us motorists absolutely crackers.
This isn’t the place to rant about specific bell-endery by fellow road users, I don’t want to know that a dimwit in a Lexus is200 registration WD57BGH cut you up on the M40...
If you're the type of lazy **** that doesn't get out of bed until 11am can you please lose the pomposity of having brunch. It's the first meal you're having isn't it? Yes? Well then that meal is called breakfast ffs.
.......in the household regarding Bluetooth pairing of devices. They just don't get it that if the headphones are paired to their phone and you can't the day after pair it with their tablet because it's automatically pairs with your phone when you turn the headphones on.
The use of the...
I have just come back on the site to find some information and to start a post and have given up. Its taken me 20 mins to get to the point of writing this and I have given up on the website.
I presume some academic web page designer persuaded the powers to be that this was a good idea.