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Mister Fantastic
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« on: September 21, 2017, 03:21:07 pm »

Excellent!

Banks and building societies are to carry out immigration checks on 70m current accounts from January in the biggest extension of Theresa May’s plans to create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigrants in Britain, the Guardian has learned.
The Home Office expects to identify 6,000 visa overstayers, failed asylum seekers and foreign national offenders facing deportation in the first year of the checks, which are to be carried out quarterly.
The accounts of those identified will be closed down or frozen “to make it harder for them to establish or maintain a settled life in the UK”. Officials say freezing accounts that hold significant sums “will create a powerful incentive [for those involved] to agree to voluntary departure” so they can secure their money once they have left the country.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/21/uk-banks-to-check-70m-bank-accounts-in-search-for-illegal-immigrants
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Dr Taj Hargey, Chairman, Muslim Education Centre Oxford :
No, but... I've just mentioned that, we have a one vocabulary in private and we have another vocabulary for the public domain, and that's why you don't hear it because you're the public domain.
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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2017, 03:25:46 am »

Wow.  This will worry a few people! 
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Weyland
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Thank you, Rafa!


« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2017, 04:24:53 am »

Wow.  This will worry a few people! 

It'll certainly worry the goverment department given the task, and the banks, but the usual incompetent IT outsourcing suspects will be laughing all the way to the ..er.. bank. Yet again.

She'll have to drop it like a hot brick long before it pays off. Yet again.
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"Theresa May’s determination to pursue hard Brexit = stepping off a 10m diving board without checking there is any water in the pool."
First-Time-Ever Department: The UK is negotiating with the rest of the EU in order to secure a worse trade deal than we already have.
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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2017, 04:31:02 am »

It'll certainly worry the goverment department given the task, and the banks, but the usual incompetent IT outsourcing suspects will be laughing all the way to the ..er.. bank. Yet again.

She'll have to drop it like a hot brick long before it pays off. Yet again.

More wasted Ill thought out nonsense.

Simple solution to illegals. Everyone registers at the town hall. You get a residency document. To open a bank account, you need proof of residency. To rent a place you need a residence document. To set up utility contracts, you need residency document.

This doesn't just apply to Johnny foreigner.
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Thank you, Rafa!


« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2017, 04:37:30 am »

More wasted Ill thought out nonsense.

Simple solution to illegals. Everyone registers at the town hall. You get a residency document. To open a bank account, you need proof of residency. To rent a place you need a residence document. To set up utility contracts, you need residency document.

This doesn't just apply to Johnny foreigner.

Same in NL.
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"Theresa May’s determination to pursue hard Brexit = stepping off a 10m diving board without checking there is any water in the pool."
First-Time-Ever Department: The UK is negotiating with the rest of the EU in order to secure a worse trade deal than we already have.
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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2017, 01:16:54 pm »

Wow.  This will worry a few people! 

I think some people are going to lose some rent money. Smiley
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Dr Taj Hargey, Chairman, Muslim Education Centre Oxford :
No, but... I've just mentioned that, we have a one vocabulary in private and we have another vocabulary for the public domain, and that's why you don't hear it because you're the public domain.
Mister Fantastic
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« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2017, 01:18:25 pm »

More wasted Ill thought out nonsense.

Simple solution to illegals. Everyone registers at the town hall. You get a residency document. To open a bank account, you need proof of residency. To rent a place you need a residence document. To set up utility contracts, you need residency document.

This doesn't just apply to Johnny foreigner.


I know a bloke who could get you one of them for £100 and they haven't been invented yet. Smiley
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Dr Taj Hargey, Chairman, Muslim Education Centre Oxford :
No, but... I've just mentioned that, we have a one vocabulary in private and we have another vocabulary for the public domain, and that's why you don't hear it because you're the public domain.
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« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2017, 03:57:32 pm »

It'll certainly worry the goverment department given the task, and the banks, but the usual incompetent IT outsourcing suspects will be laughing all the way to the ..er.. bank. Yet again.

She'll have to drop it like a hot brick long before it pays off. Yet again.

I fear it'll all end in tears, and not for the criminals or illegal immigrants. 
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