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« Reply #45 on: April 12, 2013, 12:45:06 PM »
I cannot believe the supposedly poor British people on here espousing the virtues of Thatcher. Whilst  she and her cronies set about the destruction of the manufacturing infrastructure of the UK! The fancy Tories of Lincolnshire have conned the locals for decades, and this continues! Vote Tory or your jobs at risk is the old tack.  8)
I remember in the 60's a local farmer of the time used to give time off to vote.  Not only did he give time off, his wife gave all his workers a lift to the polling station.  Only condition was that they voted Tory.  I remember my neighbour telling me and I asked him if he did vote Tory, or did he vote for who he wanted.  He said he voted Tory because his boss told him to.  He was afraid for his job.

Many locals of my generation will vouch this practice was widespread in this part of the county .
And yes they did vote Tory as instructed by the farmers .
The farmers of that era inflicted fear on the workers .

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« Reply #46 on: April 12, 2013, 08:21:35 PM »
That sort of thing can't happen now, most of the land workers and pack house workers don,t come fro this country and are not elligible to vote. The farmers would have to re think their employment selection procedures. There is always the chance that Simmonds could try and get them the right to vote to secure his seat through the farmers influence on the employment of aliens.

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Re: O/T Maggie Thatcher
« Reply #47 on: April 12, 2013, 09:07:10 PM »

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Re: O/T Maggie Thatcher
« Reply #48 on: April 12, 2013, 09:14:56 PM »
Bit of topic! But has anybody heard on the radio or local paper about the spilsby rd incident ? Just wonder if theres a news blackout to coincide with the UKIP visit?

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« Reply #49 on: April 12, 2013, 10:04:39 PM »
I think there is a news blackout in the Kirton area, I haven,t heared owt.

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Re: O/T Maggie Thatcher
« Reply #50 on: April 13, 2013, 06:46:25 AM »
Question:

What have the Tory council and county council ever done for Boston?

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« Reply #51 on: April 13, 2013, 10:00:39 AM »
Question:

What have the Tory council and county council ever done for Boston?

Add our Tory MP to the list .
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The answer ,  very little .