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Breaking The Big Money Cycle

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Originally posted on NHAspace:
It costs a Conservative candidate £34,000 of their own money to get a seat in the Commons. Nearly half of MPs elected in 2010 took a pay cut to enter parliament. Put these facts together, and…

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The roof of Blenheim Palace

Apparently it would cost around £40 million to repair. I am currently an Oxfordshire resident. How to fund it?  Just a couple of thoughts… With around 80,000 neighbours, quite a few of whom can a) spare time and b) cash

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Pre-election bribes in Witney and Oxfordshire

£5 million for Broadband http://www.witneygazette.co.uk/news/11781959.Broadband_in_Oxfordshire_gets___5m_boost/ some of £4 million probably for rural transport (you don’t say!) http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/11731774.Oxfordshire_bus_and_rail_links_key_to_unlocking___4m_for_rural_transport/?ref=mr £5k disadvantaged pupils and exam results http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/11783847.Heads_delighted_at___5_000_boost_for_exam_results/ £87+ million potholes http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/11684117.Oxfordshire_to_receive_more_than___87m_to_fix_potholes/ 6.6% cash boost for Oxfordshire CCG http://www.witneygazette.co.uk/news/wgheadlines/witney/11680218.Health_is_given_a_6_6__cash_boost/ Oxfordshire is one of the

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Election campaigns and issues that matter

Recent reports continue to show rising levels of poverty in the UK. The Conservative party is spending over £100,000 per month on Facebook and that’s just Facebook. Goodness only know what other big parties are spending. Priorities?

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What is the Human Search Engine?

What is the Human Search Engine?.

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Charlbury – Witney

Soggy, muddy day but lovely views albeit through rain & mist – I went through Cornbury Park, then Finstock to New Yatt  / North – Leigh, then along the A4095 / Woodstock Road into Witney. It was great to go

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Banbury – Chipping Norton

Yorkshire-sized walk today in lovely winter sun. It should have been 14 miles but I think approx 16 after getting lost and retracing steps. Wonderful views of Cotswolds. There was even a local stone wall.    

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