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V478 - British Olympic Team Renaming Bill

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  • View Poll Results: Should this bill be passed into law?
    As many are of the opinion, Aye
    26.32%
    On the contrary, No
    39.47%
    Abstain
    34.21%

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    (Original post by davidmarsh01)
    I can still understand those who take that viewpoint though.
    Aye, as can I.

    But as I say, if we all took that view debate would grind to halt.
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    (Original post by xXedixXx)
    Aye, as can I.

    But as I say, if we all took that view debate would grind to halt.
    Not really. Most bills put forward are in what people generally see as the remit of government.
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    (Original post by davidmarsh01)
    Not really. Most bills put forward are in what people generally see as the remit of government.
    Then a lot of people here evidently underestimate the power of bureaucrats in the real world.
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    (Original post by davidmarsh01)
    I respect this opinion, but I thought "I want to put forward an opinion on this, and seeing as that's what this site is for (and there's not a model BOA, not that I'd be interested in joining one) so I'll let it go".
    Thank you, and I understand and respect your opinion too.


    (Original post by xXedixXx)
    That's the way I also see it.

    I would have thought that most of what we actually discuss in the MHoC isn't directly up the Government anyway. It would destroy most of the debate we have if we always take that attitude. Where's the harm in discussing it? Why vote no regardless of what your opinion on the matter is?
    OK, that's fine - I understand and respect your opinions on this and that you see this as the only way, in the MHoC at least, to get the change through. However, when something such as this which is so clearly not the responsibility of the MHoC appears then I don't feel that I can support it for exactly that reason. Had this been a motion which called upon the BOA to change the name in light of what you've said then I would have supported it however.
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    The noes have it! The noes have it!
Updated: July 28, 2012
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