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Refuse worker claims he was sacked because of UKIP membership

The Argus: Refuse worker claims he was sacked because of UKIP membership Refuse worker claims he was sacked because of UKIP membership

A long-serving refuse worker says he was sacked from his role because he is a member of UKIP.

Des Jones, from the Hollingdean area of Brighton, claims that GMB wanted him out of the job because of their hatred towards the controversial party.

He is now taking Brighton and Hove City Council’s waste removal team to an industrial tribunal to challenge the sacking over allegations that he scrawled homophobic abuse on a poster in a staff canteen.

Mr Jones claims he is the victim of “a stitch-up” and that the whole disciplinary process which has now lasted more than two years has put him “through hell”.

The 64-year-old said the stress and strain of his dis¬ missal led him to contemplate suicide and caused him to breakdown in front of his 20-year-old daughter.

Mr Jones claims he has worked for as refuse worker in the city since 1975 and had been a UKIP member for more than a decade.

His dismissal focuses on three homophobic comments written on a poster in the CityClean canteen which were advertising LGBT mentoring.

He was dismissed at a hearing in August last year and this was confirmed at a hearing before three city councillors in November.

His tribunal will be held in Croydon on May 29.

Mr Jones said there were three different remarks on two different posters in completely different handwriting and one in joined-up writing which he has never learned to do.

He said he was “absolutely flabbergasted”

at the accusations and said he didn’t even know the man he is accused of bullying was until he was being investigated.

He said: “I don’t really talk about politics at work, they all know I am UKIP, but I only speak when someone asks a question.

“Being a UKIP member is the only reason I can think of, I can’t think what else I have done, I have always worked and I have never had any problem.”

Mr Jones is being advised by former police officer Stuart Bower who claims the refuse worker has been found guilty on the back of nothing more than “accusation, speculation, conjecture, innuendo and third party hearsay.”

A GMB spokesman said the union would not be commenting on the tribunal as they were not representing Mr Jones but denied his removal was linked to his UKIP membership.

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8:27am Sat 15 Mar 14

greeg2 says...

It would be good if the so called homophobic comments were in the article,then we could form an opinion as to whether they are homophobic or not,never mind if they were written by him.Apart from that,I'd have sacked him for the beard !
It would be good if the so called homophobic comments were in the article,then we could form an opinion as to whether they are homophobic or not,never mind if they were written by him.Apart from that,I'd have sacked him for the beard ! greeg2
  • Score: -43

8:39am Sat 15 Mar 14

the old funker says...

Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ?
Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ? the old funker
  • Score: 24

8:47am Sat 15 Mar 14

hyram77 says...

Worth a punt I guess, however, if three councillors have already ruled against him there is clearly additional evidence not highlighted in this report. Using UKIP as the reason is likely to be smoke and mirrors in my opinion.
Worth a punt I guess, however, if three councillors have already ruled against him there is clearly additional evidence not highlighted in this report. Using UKIP as the reason is likely to be smoke and mirrors in my opinion. hyram77
  • Score: 12

8:52am Sat 15 Mar 14

Take it Personally says...

I'd sack him for his fashion sense -or lack there of
I'd sack him for his fashion sense -or lack there of Take it Personally
  • Score: -47

9:12am Sat 15 Mar 14

ronrostog says...

I hope it isn't true as it would be as bad as someone getting sacked for having membership of the Green Party in my opinion. Except UKIP are more popular though I doubt they are in Brighton or the GMB. That aside, would love to know what the comments were. After all they may be quite funny...
I hope it isn't true as it would be as bad as someone getting sacked for having membership of the Green Party in my opinion. Except UKIP are more popular though I doubt they are in Brighton or the GMB. That aside, would love to know what the comments were. After all they may be quite funny... ronrostog
  • Score: 29

9:49am Sat 15 Mar 14

mimseycal says...

This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it.

Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection.

Pre-campaign campaigning really.
This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it. Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection. Pre-campaign campaigning really. mimseycal
  • Score: 1

10:09am Sat 15 Mar 14

clubrob6 says...

I've no chance then i'm gay and a UKIP member.I cant see being a member of UKIP has much to do with it after all shortly its going to replace the Lib Dems as one of the three main parties.
I've no chance then i'm gay and a UKIP member.I cant see being a member of UKIP has much to do with it after all shortly its going to replace the Lib Dems as one of the three main parties. clubrob6
  • Score: 30

10:27am Sat 15 Mar 14

theargusissoinformative says...

This has to be bad PR for the GMB and Brighton and Hove City Council. They need to provide more detail, because the 'accusation, speculation, conjecture, innuendo and third party hearsay' tag does appear valid. We all know that there is a shortage of work at the moment, and there will be many employers who are happy to look for weak excuses to get rid of people, if their face doesn't quite fit with theirs, or they look a bit old fashioned. We can look forward to the standard 'can't comment on individual cases' response. Well, you'd better start commenting, because we are interested. In fact, I'd be happy to vote for whoever can slim down local government, so that we don't have to keep reading these stories, if you're too secretive or lazy to comment. First Christina Summers, then Dawn Barnett. I can't speak for everyone, but I'm getting sick of it.
This has to be bad PR for the GMB and Brighton and Hove City Council. They need to provide more detail, because the 'accusation, speculation, conjecture, innuendo and third party hearsay' tag does appear valid. We all know that there is a shortage of work at the moment, and there will be many employers who are happy to look for weak excuses to get rid of people, if their face doesn't quite fit with theirs, or they look a bit old fashioned. We can look forward to the standard 'can't comment on individual cases' response. Well, you'd better start commenting, because we are interested. In fact, I'd be happy to vote for whoever can slim down local government, so that we don't have to keep reading these stories, if you're too secretive or lazy to comment. First Christina Summers, then Dawn Barnett. I can't speak for everyone, but I'm getting sick of it. theargusissoinformative
  • Score: 18

10:36am Sat 15 Mar 14

mimseycal says...

the old funker wrote:
Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ?
I think you'll find that City Clean is an in-house team.
[quote][p][bold]the old funker[/bold] wrote: Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ?[/p][/quote]I think you'll find that City Clean is an in-house team. mimseycal
  • Score: 4

10:43am Sat 15 Mar 14

pachallis says...

hyram77 wrote:
Worth a punt I guess, however, if three councillors have already ruled against him there is clearly additional evidence not highlighted in this report. Using UKIP as the reason is likely to be smoke and mirrors in my opinion.
@hyram77 - I'd love to know who the three councilors were at the hearing?
[quote][p][bold]hyram77[/bold] wrote: Worth a punt I guess, however, if three councillors have already ruled against him there is clearly additional evidence not highlighted in this report. Using UKIP as the reason is likely to be smoke and mirrors in my opinion.[/p][/quote]@hyram77 - I'd love to know who the three councilors were at the hearing? pachallis
  • Score: 18

10:55am Sat 15 Mar 14

greeg2 says...

the old funker wrote:
Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ?
"which country" ?
[quote][p][bold]the old funker[/bold] wrote: Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ?[/p][/quote]"which country" ? greeg2
  • Score: 0

11:17am Sat 15 Mar 14

From beer to uncertainty says...

Blimey, looks like Farage has let himself go.

Was this picture taken at the front of the Gay Pride march last year?

Ironic that UKIP oppose gay marriage when so many supporters appear to be the attempts at offspring from it!
Blimey, looks like Farage has let himself go. Was this picture taken at the front of the Gay Pride march last year? Ironic that UKIP oppose gay marriage when so many supporters appear to be the attempts at offspring from it! From beer to uncertainty
  • Score: -25

11:20am Sat 15 Mar 14

Dealing with idiots says...

mimseycal wrote:
the old funker wrote:
Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ?
I think you'll find that City Clean is an in-house team.
is City Clean an oxymoron?
[quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the old funker[/bold] wrote: Remind me.... which Country runs the refuse collection company ?[/p][/quote]I think you'll find that City Clean is an in-house team.[/p][/quote]is City Clean an oxymoron? Dealing with idiots
  • Score: 11

11:46am Sat 15 Mar 14

ghost bus driver says...

I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means ghost bus driver
  • Score: 3

11:48am Sat 15 Mar 14

Andy R says...

mimseycal wrote:
This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it.

Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection.

Pre-campaign campaigning really.
Hmmm....the article says August last year, confirmed on appeal in November.
[quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it. Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection. Pre-campaign campaigning really.[/p][/quote]Hmmm....the article says August last year, confirmed on appeal in November. Andy R
  • Score: 10

12:12pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Farouche says...

Rubbish finds rubbish
Rubbish finds rubbish Farouche
  • Score: -2

12:45pm Sat 15 Mar 14

HJarrs says...

If this man was wrongly dismissed, then that is one thing and his case is on the way to tribunal. However, an employer like the council is unlikely to dismiss without firm grounds as they know they would be found guilty of wrongful dismissal. How the GMB would get him out is a mystery as they are a trade union not the employer. It is not clear whether this man was a member of a trade union, if not then it would not have anything to do with the GMB unless some of their members had made a complaint that was not actively pursued by city clean management.

More to this than meets the eye I bet.
If this man was wrongly dismissed, then that is one thing and his case is on the way to tribunal. However, an employer like the council is unlikely to dismiss without firm grounds as they know they would be found guilty of wrongful dismissal. How the GMB would get him out is a mystery as they are a trade union not the employer. It is not clear whether this man was a member of a trade union, if not then it would not have anything to do with the GMB unless some of their members had made a complaint that was not actively pursued by city clean management. More to this than meets the eye I bet. HJarrs
  • Score: 10

2:02pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Richada says...

HJarrs wrote:
If this man was wrongly dismissed, then that is one thing and his case is on the way to tribunal. However, an employer like the council is unlikely to dismiss without firm grounds as they know they would be found guilty of wrongful dismissal. How the GMB would get him out is a mystery as they are a trade union not the employer. It is not clear whether this man was a member of a trade union, if not then it would not have anything to do with the GMB unless some of their members had made a complaint that was not actively pursued by city clean management.

More to this than meets the eye I bet.
..........Indeed, there usually is with such cases - this also smacks of political opportunism.

In a sense, reporting this in advance of the Industrial Tribunal is, at best, jumping the gun and at worst prejudicial to the case.
[quote][p][bold]HJarrs[/bold] wrote: If this man was wrongly dismissed, then that is one thing and his case is on the way to tribunal. However, an employer like the council is unlikely to dismiss without firm grounds as they know they would be found guilty of wrongful dismissal. How the GMB would get him out is a mystery as they are a trade union not the employer. It is not clear whether this man was a member of a trade union, if not then it would not have anything to do with the GMB unless some of their members had made a complaint that was not actively pursued by city clean management. More to this than meets the eye I bet.[/p][/quote]..........Indeed, there usually is with such cases - this also smacks of political opportunism. In a sense, reporting this in advance of the Industrial Tribunal is, at best, jumping the gun and at worst prejudicial to the case. Richada
  • Score: 13

2:03pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Richada says...

ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
Do you know I've always wondered that!

The God of refuse disposal perhaps?
[quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]Do you know I've always wondered that! The God of refuse disposal perhaps? Richada
  • Score: 7

2:42pm Sat 15 Mar 14

tombo1984 says...

Remind me again...
Who operate the local council in the area?
Happens to be a political party that hate UKIP more so than the rest....

Just saying...
Remind me again... Who operate the local council in the area? Happens to be a political party that hate UKIP more so than the rest.... Just saying... tombo1984
  • Score: -2

2:46pm Sat 15 Mar 14

LeonBIank666 says...

I think this story shows that the real fascists in society are the left wing filth not UKIP or BNP.
I think this story shows that the real fascists in society are the left wing filth not UKIP or BNP. LeonBIank666
  • Score: 0

2:51pm Sat 15 Mar 14

theargusissoinformative says...

LeonBIank666 wrote:
I think this story shows that the real fascists in society are the left wing filth not UKIP or BNP.
I don't think UKIP like being put in the same sentence as BNP.
[quote][p][bold]LeonBIank666[/bold] wrote: I think this story shows that the real fascists in society are the left wing filth not UKIP or BNP.[/p][/quote]I don't think UKIP like being put in the same sentence as BNP. theargusissoinformative
  • Score: 13

4:01pm Sat 15 Mar 14

getThisCoalitionOut says...

I would say this has more to do with him being 64 and the council finding any excuse not to pay his pension.
I would say this has more to do with him being 64 and the council finding any excuse not to pay his pension. getThisCoalitionOut
  • Score: 22

4:01pm Sat 15 Mar 14

getThisCoalitionOut says...

I wouldn't vote UKIP as they are pro hunting, Farage is very, very good friends with the hunting fraternity, just like caMORON.
I wouldn't vote UKIP as they are pro hunting, Farage is very, very good friends with the hunting fraternity, just like caMORON. getThisCoalitionOut
  • Score: -6

4:33pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Rimanlo says...

Wouldn's that beard spread germs all over Whetherspoons?
Wouldn's that beard spread germs all over Whetherspoons? Rimanlo
  • Score: 0

5:33pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Roundbill says...

Oh bless, his "legal expert" is some try-your-luck ex-plod - hardly Rumpole of the Bailey, is it?
Oh bless, his "legal expert" is some try-your-luck ex-plod - hardly Rumpole of the Bailey, is it? Roundbill
  • Score: 6

7:20am Sun 16 Mar 14

ourcoalition says...

Just for accuracy - "Industrial Tribunals" changed to "Employment Tribunals" many years ago!!!
Just for accuracy - "Industrial Tribunals" changed to "Employment Tribunals" many years ago!!! ourcoalition
  • Score: 1

8:48am Sun 16 Mar 14

cookie_brighton says...

ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
google Geesink Norba then you will find out what it means...........I did..........simples
[quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]google Geesink Norba then you will find out what it means...........I did..........simples cookie_brighton
  • Score: -2

8:56am Sun 16 Mar 14

cookie_brighton says...

mimseycal wrote:
This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it.

Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection.

Pre-campaign campaigning really.
the story states he was dismissed in August last year........when I went to school from now back to August last year is only 7 months........I do not know where you get the.............This man was dismissed two+ years ago.......as you have posted.
[quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it. Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection. Pre-campaign campaigning really.[/p][/quote]the story states he was dismissed in August last year........when I went to school from now back to August last year is only 7 months........I do not know where you get the.............This man was dismissed two+ years ago.......as you have posted. cookie_brighton
  • Score: 3

10:01am Sun 16 Mar 14

mimseycal says...

ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
[quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-) mimseycal
  • Score: 1

10:04am Sun 16 Mar 14

mimseycal says...

cookie_brighton wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it.

Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection.

Pre-campaign campaigning really.
the story states he was dismissed in August last year........when I went to school from now back to August last year is only 7 months........I do not know where you get the.............This man was dismissed two+ years ago.......as you have posted.
I may have pre-empted ... my apologies. The whole mess has been ongoing for 2+ years though.
[quote][p][bold]cookie_brighton[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: This man was dismissed two+ years ago and this is the first I recollect hearing about it. Please people, we are coming up to election time. Remember the Euro and Local elections in 2015. That ex-police officer has been in the paper not that long ago on something unrelated except for the UKIP connection. Pre-campaign campaigning really.[/p][/quote]the story states he was dismissed in August last year........when I went to school from now back to August last year is only 7 months........I do not know where you get the.............This man was dismissed two+ years ago.......as you have posted.[/p][/quote]I may have pre-empted ... my apologies. The whole mess has been ongoing for 2+ years though. mimseycal
  • Score: 3

10:18am Sun 16 Mar 14

greeg2 says...

mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
[quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from? greeg2
  • Score: 0

11:01am Sun 16 Mar 14

mimseycal says...

greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
Google m'dear ...
[quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?[/p][/quote]Google m'dear ... mimseycal
  • Score: -1

11:37am Sun 16 Mar 14

greeg2 says...

mimseycal wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
Google m'dear ...
Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?
[quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?[/p][/quote]Google m'dear ...[/p][/quote]Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link? greeg2
  • Score: -1

11:55am Sun 16 Mar 14

mimseycal says...

Side stepping again? Nope! Won't post a link ... Make of that what you will.
Side stepping again? Nope! Won't post a link ... Make of that what you will. mimseycal
  • Score: -2

12:24pm Sun 16 Mar 14

greeg2 says...

mimseycal wrote:
Side stepping again? Nope! Won't post a link ... Make of that what you will.
I'll make of it the same as everyone else will,you're a liar.
[quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: Side stepping again? Nope! Won't post a link ... Make of that what you will.[/p][/quote]I'll make of it the same as everyone else will,you're a liar. greeg2
  • Score: -2

12:27pm Sun 16 Mar 14

Brighton Living says...

Disciplinary process which has now lasted more than two years ?? Says it all really.....
Disciplinary process which has now lasted more than two years ?? Says it all really..... Brighton Living
  • Score: 2

1:04pm Sun 16 Mar 14

Rimanlo says...

greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
Google m'dear ...
Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?
I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?
[quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?[/p][/quote]Google m'dear ...[/p][/quote]Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?[/p][/quote]I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven? Rimanlo
  • Score: -1

1:16pm Sun 16 Mar 14

greeg2 says...

Rimanlo wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
Google m'dear ...
Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?
I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?
I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either.
[quote][p][bold]Rimanlo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?[/p][/quote]Google m'dear ...[/p][/quote]Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?[/p][/quote]I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?[/p][/quote]I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either. greeg2
  • Score: -1

5:35pm Sun 16 Mar 14

Rimanlo says...

greeg2 wrote:
Rimanlo wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
Google m'dear ...
Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?
I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?
I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either.
http://www.geesinkno
rba.com/
http://www.geesinkno
rba.com/uk/
[quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rimanlo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?[/p][/quote]Google m'dear ...[/p][/quote]Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?[/p][/quote]I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?[/p][/quote]I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either.[/p][/quote]http://www.geesinkno rba.com/ http://www.geesinkno rba.com/uk/ Rimanlo
  • Score: 1

6:52pm Sun 16 Mar 14

ghost bus driver says...

cookie_brighton wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
google Geesink Norba then you will find out what it means...........I did..........simples
Why don't you go sit on a cabbage?

And for the record they are the leasing company that supplies the trucks.
[quote][p][bold]cookie_brighton[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]google Geesink Norba then you will find out what it means...........I did..........simples[/p][/quote]Why don't you go sit on a cabbage? And for the record they are the leasing company that supplies the trucks. ghost bus driver
  • Score: 0

7:34pm Sun 16 Mar 14

the old funker says...

He has a problem with joined up writing and looks like he would be found asking for small change in Brighton station. I feel sorry for him as finding a job in these times and at his age would be hard.
He has a problem with joined up writing and looks like he would be found asking for small change in Brighton station. I feel sorry for him as finding a job in these times and at his age would be hard. the old funker
  • Score: -1

8:55pm Sun 16 Mar 14

greeg2 says...

Rimanlo wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
Rimanlo wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
Google m'dear ...
Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?
I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?
I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either.
http://www.geesinkno

rba.com/
http://www.geesinkno

rba.com/uk/
I read this on their website,very informative."The company has group headquarters in The Netherlands. The headquarters for the UK are in Llantrisant, near Cardiff in South Wales, and for Ireland at Naas in Co Kildare. We also have service centres all over the UK and Ireland for convenience to our customers." Now we know.
[quote][p][bold]Rimanlo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rimanlo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?[/p][/quote]Google m'dear ...[/p][/quote]Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?[/p][/quote]I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?[/p][/quote]I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either.[/p][/quote]http://www.geesinkno rba.com/ http://www.geesinkno rba.com/uk/[/p][/quote]I read this on their website,very informative."The company has group headquarters in The Netherlands. The headquarters for the UK are in Llantrisant, near Cardiff in South Wales, and for Ireland at Naas in Co Kildare. We also have service centres all over the UK and Ireland for convenience to our customers." Now we know. greeg2
  • Score: 0

9:49pm Sun 16 Mar 14

PorkyChopper says...

greeg2 wrote:
Rimanlo wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
greeg2 wrote:
mimseycal wrote:
ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)
"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?
Google m'dear ...
Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?
I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?
I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either.
Really? Seriously, who gives a ****?
[quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Rimanlo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]greeg2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]One of Europe's leading providers of refuse vehicles? Well ... an English/Irish company really ;-)[/p][/quote]"English/Irish company " What website did you get that info from?[/p][/quote]Google m'dear ...[/p][/quote]Afraid not.There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company.You're talking mince,not unless you can post a link?[/p][/quote]I make it it's a Dutch corporation with subdivisions all over Europe, being one of them GB and lucky Ireland. Does it make sense with that name and general headquarters in the Netherlands which is not a tax haven?[/p][/quote]I go back to my point,"There is no website that says it's an English/Irish company." "Mr thicko" couldn't find one,and you aren't referring to one either.[/p][/quote]Really? Seriously, who gives a ****? PorkyChopper
  • Score: 0

10:07pm Sun 16 Mar 14

Richada says...

ghost bus driver wrote:
I still want to know what Geesink Norba means
Norba, ancient God of sink holes.
[quote][p][bold]ghost bus driver[/bold] wrote: I still want to know what Geesink Norba means[/p][/quote]Norba, ancient God of sink holes. Richada
  • Score: 1

6:28am Mon 17 Mar 14

Hovian Vibes says...

Being unemployed now, will he be expelled from UKIP and denied copies of the Daily Mail?
Allegedly he can't write, he can't read, slacks... but he's a proud British white supremacist.
Being unemployed now, will he be expelled from UKIP and denied copies of the Daily Mail? Allegedly he can't write, he can't read, slacks... but he's a proud British white supremacist. Hovian Vibes
  • Score: 0

9:57am Mon 17 Mar 14

salty_pete says...

I am old enough to remember when you could indeed get sacked if you weren't in the "right" union, or get a job until you joined. In the bad old days of the Labour Government in the mid seventies came up with "closed shop" legislation. Do not underestimate the vindictiveness of the Unions.
I am old enough to remember when you could indeed get sacked if you weren't in the "right" union, or get a job until you joined. In the bad old days of the Labour Government in the mid seventies came up with "closed shop" legislation. Do not underestimate the vindictiveness of the Unions. salty_pete
  • Score: 4

2:42am Tue 18 Mar 14

Rebirth says...

Hovian Vibes wrote:
Being unemployed now, will he be expelled from UKIP and denied copies of the Daily Mail?
Allegedly he can't write, he can't read, slacks... but he's a proud British white supremacist.
To be a self-governing independent nation is supremacy to you? What about the laughable show of stereotyping and support for discrimination you displayed?

Don't you look back on this post and feel embarrassed for making yourself look stupid?
[quote][p][bold]Hovian Vibes[/bold] wrote: Being unemployed now, will he be expelled from UKIP and denied copies of the Daily Mail? Allegedly he can't write, he can't read, slacks... but he's a proud British white supremacist.[/p][/quote]To be a self-governing independent nation is supremacy to you? What about the laughable show of stereotyping and support for discrimination you displayed? Don't you look back on this post and feel embarrassed for making yourself look stupid? Rebirth
  • Score: 1

1:27pm Tue 18 Mar 14

Ashles says...

"Mr Jones said there were three different remarks on two different posters in completely different handwriting and one in joined-up writing which he has never learned to do. "

Yup, sounds like a UKIP supporter to me.
"Mr Jones said there were three different remarks on two different posters in completely different handwriting and one in joined-up writing which he has never learned to do. " Yup, sounds like a UKIP supporter to me. Ashles
  • Score: -1

6:50pm Fri 21 Mar 14

ARMANA says...

Never mind mr, Jones, when U.KIP get voted in, you can have them all thrown into a concentration camp....
Never mind mr, Jones, when U.KIP get voted in, you can have them all thrown into a concentration camp.... ARMANA
  • Score: 0

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