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HM The Queen in tax scandal!

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Arkless Electronics, Nov 5, 2017.

  1. Arkless Electronics

    Arkless Electronics Trade: Arkless

  2. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Mentioned on one of the other threads, the most entertaining thing to my mind being ‘Er Maj invested in lowest-common-denominator loanshark furniture emporium BrightHouse and failed bargain booze/wino shop Threshers. Pure class. We’ll find out she’s behind all the high st gambling-den FOBTs next...
  3. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr pfm Member

    So, Her Maj partakes of schemes designed to minimise payments to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs?

    She needs to give herself a good talking to.

    Maybe strip herself of some of her honours, maybe?
  4. notaclue

    notaclue pfm Member

    Tax havens. At least there's something in which Britain leads the world.

    Roberto Saviano, who spent more than a decade exposing the criminal dealings of the Italian Mafia ... “If I asked you what is the most corrupt place on Earth you might tell me well it’s Afghanistan, maybe Greece, Nigeria, the South of Italy and I will tell you it’s the UK.
    “It’s not the bureaucracy, it’s not the police, it’s not the politics but what is corrupt is the financial capital. 90 per cent of the owners of capital in London have their headquarters offshore.
    “Jersey and the Cayman’s are the access gates to criminal capital in Europe and the UK is the country that allows it. That is why it is important why it is so crucial for me to be here today and to talk to you because I want to tell you , this is about you, this is about your life, this is about your government.”
  5. jtrade

    jtrade pfm Member

    Not what the program said, although inevitably & intentionally tarred with the same brush. I thought it was pathetic & I'm no monarchist.

    Lord Ashcroft & others on the other hand... but even this was not exactly news.

    I like the Saviano quote.
  6. Still

    Still gyldengourd

  7. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Can you hear Talvin Singh?

    No-one likes a grass.
  8. Cav

    Cav pfm Member

    HRH is exempt from tax but chooses to pay to the tune of £19m per annum.

    However, Google, Amazon, Phil Green etc. choose to avoid tax.
  9. Still

    Still gyldengourd

    I think we should celebrate, as The Windsors are an example of elite performance.
    They are the most successful benefit claimants in the history of the U.K.

    I didn't to where I am today by living in a popularity contest!

  10. blossomchris

    blossomchris I am not searching, I know what I am looking for.

    I knew a Projects Manager who worked on the restoration of Windsor Castle. When shown through the vaults he noticed crate after unopened crate of Antiquities.

  11. Cav

    Cav pfm Member

    How did he know what was in these unopened crates? Did they have "Antiquities" stencilled on the outside?
  12. blossomchris

    blossomchris I am not searching, I know what I am looking for.

    Only saying what somebody told me who I found to be OK , true or not, no idea.

    Would there be more credibility with a google link?

  13. MikeMA

    MikeMA pfm Member

    I thought HM The Queen's dealings were rather pathetic and hardly worth the bother.

    The bit about Lord Ashcroft was much more interesting. I hope he gets shafted big time.
  14. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Interesting, I didn’t realise BrightHouse did antiquities. Maybe boxes of stale Threshers plonk.
  15. ks.234

    ks.234 pfm Member

    how long do you have to wait before someone answers the phone?
  16. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    I am reminded of Spaced when Marsha says:

    Right, well I best go off to Threshers, do the weekly shop.
  17. Still

    Still gyldengourd

  18. oldie

    oldie pfm Member

    Why are we suppressed, big ears claims farming subsidy cash from the EU and no doubt Brenda and Phil the Greek also claim the farming Subsidy on the areas of Land they have amassed, the whole family of them really need the extra cash.
    Even the Church of England was ousted by Mark Thomas some years ago as having large investments in Vickers the Arms manufacture .Greed and what might be referred to as Corruption knows no bounds. You just couldn't make it up, not only is our society shafted by them ,but we pay grossly excessive amounts of money to them each year for the privilege

  19. Yomanze

    Yomanze pfm Member

    Ah lovely, trickle-down economics at work hey?

    ...depressing this is that a) this stuff is all legal and b) it's just going to be yesterday's news & won't amount to anything in a couple of weeks time.
  20. richgilb

    richgilb I'd have voted out lol....

    Has this turned into anything with any meat on it yet, please? Or is it still at the left-wing-loons-looking-for-any-mud-to-sling stage?

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