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      That may be true. The British Empire tried (successfully) to abolish slavery throughout the world a couple of hundred years ago, and as...
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      Then it should be a penalty every time a defender challenges for a header in the area and doesn't get it.
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      It's legal for charities to hold investments. I don't have an opinion over whether this is a sensible investment.
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      I think school fees are exempt from VAT because provision of education is an exempt supply. Most private schools are charities, but I...
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      I'm clearly doing better than you. I haven't mentioned a brain drain. Are you sure you read it correctly?
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      The profit goes back into the charity to be spent on charitable purposes. It can't be taken out by any owners or shareholders.
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      "Non-profit making" in the charitable sense doesn't mean that it doesn't have a surplus. It means that that surplus has to remain in...
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      That would make very little difference. Charitable schools, by definition, are not profit-making. The current issue is about whether...
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      Grammar schools, on the other hand, were ways of getting children of different backgrounds to mix while at the same time providing an...
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      They can't ban public schools full stop, because the richer ones (boarding schools) would move abroad. They would be able to close the...
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      That depends on how you define a subsidy. I didn't pay VAT on my dinner today, but I wouldn't say it was subsidised. And I bet if VAT...
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Politics] Keir Starmer.
      There's surely little element of subsidy involved? By definition, if they're charities they're non-profit making and so the absence of...
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      dsr-burnley replied to the thread [Misc] Define 'Crisis'.
      When they talk about poverty, they often quote the number of children whose parents can't afford to give them breakfast. And if you...
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      If he can save £10k per year on train tickets, he can have several hobbies.
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      A Ponzi scheme is one that pays interest to existing shareholders/members out of funds generated by the capital received from new...
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