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    (Original post by i<3milkshake)
    Correct me if I am wrong but trade unions get their funding from the wages of members don't they? I'm pretty sure they do.

    I can see your point, it is valid (we need to hear what their reasons are) but agree to disagree. I cannot see why they had to move to such an expensive area, where the average flat is worth several million. A more modest area would still have all the requirements but also be much cheaper and it would send a much better message for me. And as i said above Labour are classic champagne socialists really so this really doesn't surprise me.

    Like I said though, agree to disagree.
    They do, but nobody is forced to be a trade union member and indeed even those who are can opt out from contributing to the Labour Party. And fair enough - I'd have to actually have the information to reach any reasonable conclusion on it, considering we don't even know what part of Kensington this is or what they're paying.
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    (Original post by i<3milkshake)
    My argument has been clearly backed up for you. You are the one deliberately missing the point (such as the way their children vote as well, how they do vote and in blocks which tend to be Labour, etc). You have no leg to stand on whatsoever. It isn't improving the economy, it is putting a massive strain on the NHS, I could go on. My grandparents were immigrants-great logic there.
    They have a net contribution of at least £2bn a year, you're more likely to be treated by an immigrant in the NHS than see one being treated. And I never once doubted that that they tend to be left leaning, and as I said, it's similar with any demographic. Most immigrants can't even vote (something you're still yet to rebut) and for the children point, youth turnout rates are also very low so they wouldn't be relying on their votes either.

    Who says they have to slum it? So poor is your argument that you are completely changing what I said. What I said earlier (I know weed does affect memory so I will quote it);

    Yeah, a "reasonably nice area" is slumming it. Seeing your posts I don't doubt your story for a second-I can believe you have spent the years during which their brain was developing poisoning it with various drugs.
    Good night little one.
    You're implying that their offices are too nice for socialists, which means that you're saying that socialists have to adopt a lower quality of life in order to believe the things that they do.

    And once again you're deferring the argument.
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    They do, but nobody is forced to be a trade union member and indeed even those who are can opt out from contributing to the Labour Party. And fair enough - I'd have to actually have the information to reach any reasonable conclusion on it, considering we don't even know what part of Kensington this is or what they're paying.
    Kensington is Kensington; it is a bit like saying "can I have the cheapest Ferrari please".

    And trade union members probably pay their money so that it can go towards improving their rights, salary, working hours etc. Not so that an incredibly posh headquarters can be set up. Just because people can opt out doesn't mean that it isn't reasonable to criticise the decision. I mean whether you agree with said statement I make or not is opinion, but it is a reasonable argument. Your view is also fair enough-people absolutely don't have to pay if they don't want to.

    I mean if i donate £2 a month to a charity I expect it to go towards is main aim-helping people. Same thing with trade union fees. If said charity set up an expensive HQ I would be pretty annoyed myself.
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    (Original post by i<3milkshake)
    And trade union members probably pay their money so that it can go towards improving their rights, salary, working hours etc.
    All things that will be taking place in said HQ
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    They only get votes by bribing people with welfare and importing millions of immigrants in my view.
    Aren't you from India?
 
 
 
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