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Elections North and South
« on: April 18, 2019, 04:09:48 PM »
Elections North and South of the border. I know the ones down here not for a while. However the council elections in NI are on 2nd of May. Who will the losers/winners be?
« Last Edit: May 02, 2019, 09:32:33 AM by Farrandeelin »
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Re: May is the month of
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2019, 04:27:02 PM »
I thought you were going to say May is the month were the ladies get the low tapps on. 

Was disappointed when I opened this thread tbh.

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Re: May is the month of
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2019, 04:32:48 PM »
Elections North and South of the border. I know the ones down here not for a while. However the council elections in NI are on 2nd of May. Who will the losers/winners be?
Possible EU elections in the North too. Few quid to be made for those working the poll  ;)

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Re: May is the month of
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2019, 04:42:33 PM »


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Re: May is the month of
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2019, 08:17:11 PM »
Elections North and South of the border. I know the ones down here not for a while. However the council elections in NI are on 2nd of May. Who will the losers/winners be?
Possible EU elections in the North too. Few quid to be made for those working the poll  ;)

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Re: May is the month of
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2019, 10:04:45 PM »
Elections North and South of the border. I know the ones down here not for a while. However the council elections in NI are on 2nd of May. Who will the losers/winners be?
Possible EU elections in the North too. Few quid to be made for those working the poll  ;)

By the time you get taxed, it's not worth that much. You will never get rich out of it. Sitting on Industrial Tribunals is a far more lucrative gig altogether!
How do you get in on that gig?

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Re: May is the month of
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2019, 11:49:49 PM »
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Re: Elections North and South
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2019, 09:34:24 AM »
How will today's vote go in NI? Green and orange lines or will Alliance and Independent get a fair chunk?
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Re: Elections North and South
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2019, 10:08:36 AM »
How will today's vote go in NI? Green and orange lines or will Alliance and Independent get a fair chunk?


I say it will be one of the lowest turn outs in years with unionist gaining a bigger gap. The unionist electorate donít mind incompetent representatives that act against their better interests. Nationalist I feel find it tougher to go and vote for a party who hasnít responded to their enhanced position of recent years.

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Re: May is the month of
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2019, 11:38:55 AM »
Elections North and South of the border. I know the ones down here not for a while. However the council elections in NI are on 2nd of May. Who will the losers/winners be?
Possible EU elections in the North too. Few quid to be made for those working the poll  ;)

By the time you get taxed, it's not worth that much. You will never get rich out of it. Sitting on Industrial Tribunals is a far more lucrative gig altogether!

Bogball - There is an employer panel & an employee panel (this is primarily composed of union reps). One from each panel usually sits on a case, along with an Employment Judge. They normally advertise it locally under 'public appointments' & the successful applicants are then rubber stamped by a minister (that might be difficult, at present). A couple of hundred  quid per day, from 10-4, so can be a nice earner.
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Re: Elections North and South
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2019, 11:56:22 AM »
How will today's vote go in NI? Green and orange lines or will Alliance and Independent get a fair chunk?

I say it will be one of the lowest turn outs in years with unionist gaining a bigger gap. The unionist electorate donít mind incompetent representatives that act against their better interests. Nationalist I feel find it tougher to go and vote for a party who hasnít responded to their enhanced position of recent years.

Not sure about what way the turnout will go, but I'd agree with the voting patterns of the Unionist electorate. They'll be out in force, voting for whatever shade of orange is on the ballot paper.  From my own perspective I think Nationalists, would be more opening to changing their vote to other options.
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Re: Elections North and South
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2019, 12:34:27 PM »
How will today's vote go in NI? Green and orange lines or will Alliance and Independent get a fair chunk?

I say it will be one of the lowest turn outs in years with unionist gaining a bigger gap. The unionist electorate donít mind incompetent representatives that act against their better interests. Nationalist I feel find it tougher to go and vote for a party who hasnít responded to their enhanced position of recent years.

Not sure about what way the turnout will go, but I'd agree with the voting patterns of the Unionist electorate. They'll be out in force, voting for whatever shade of orange is on the ballot paper.  From my own perspective I think Nationalists, would be more opening to changing their vote to other options.

Donít see too much proof of that

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Re: Elections North and South
« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2019, 02:06:01 PM »
The 11 new super councils had their boundaries agreed & signed off very carefully indeed.  Most will be controlled in perpetuity by one side, or the other. There won't be any major shocks in terms of either SF or DUP losing control of an entire Council, so there's probably a lot of indifference out there. Belfast is probably the most even split, of any of them.

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Re: Elections North and South
« Reply #14 on: May 02, 2019, 02:17:15 PM »
The 11 new super councils had their boundaries agreed & signed off very carefully indeed.  Most will be controlled in perpetuity by one side, or the other. There won't be any major shocks in terms of either SF or DUP losing control of an entire Council, so there's probably a lot of indifference out there. Belfast is probably the most even split, of any of them.

Yeah they were a complete SF / DUP carve up. Now they won't work with each other at all.
Just another example of these parties delivering for the people.