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Aug 8, 20, 12:44 pm
Replies: 28
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Posted By Scots_Al

Pathetic. Even if you are prepared to accept the...

Pathetic. Even if you are prepared to accept the risk yourself, you should not belittle, as you clearly do, the risk to others, which your aversion to wearing a face covering and your bravado around...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 5, 20, 6:00 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,814
Posted By Scots_Al

I don’t think anyone is saying that Google can...

I don’t think anyone is saying that Google can plead ignorance - I certainly didn’t.
Aug 5, 20, 5:23 pm
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

The power the U.K. government is relying on is...

The power the U.K. government is relying on is subject to negative procedure, meaning that if the U.K. Parliament disagrees with the measure, it can force a debate and vote to annul it. The power the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 5, 20, 12:12 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,814
Posted By Scots_Al

Google may or may not share some of the blame,...

Google may or may not share some of the blame, but let’s not lose sight of the fact that the real bad guy here is the one employing very sharp practice at least.

I guess the problem for Google...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 5, 20, 12:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Scots_Al

E-mail?

E-mail?
Aug 3, 20, 1:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Scots_Al

Despite being a regular GLA traveller, I’d never...

Despite being a regular GLA traveller, I’d never heard of the piers being referred to as Concourse B or D before now! To me (and probably others), there was always the international pier, BA/BD...
Aug 2, 20, 6:17 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,353
Posted By Scots_Al

November is a guessing game. My tuppence...

November is a guessing game.

My tuppence worth:

1) the USA shows no signs of taking the pandemic seriously at the moment; that might change by then, but it will have to.

2) November, cold,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 2, 20, 6:11 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By Scots_Al

It may or may not be - but my point stands, your...

It may or may not be - but my point stands, your assertion that this is “definitively theft” was overthinking and over interpreting the info available.
Aug 2, 20, 10:55 am
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

Yes, and no (the smallest population city in the...

Yes, and no (the smallest population city in the U.K. is St David’s, at c1,800; the largest town is, I believe, Bolton, at c250,000).

BBC article from 2011 on an application process held then for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 2, 20, 5:21 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By Scots_Al

The OP doesn’t say what country’s jurisdiction...

The OP doesn’t say what country’s jurisdiction this occurred in, but based on the info provided, you’d be a long way from “definitively theft” in U.K. jurisdictions, where theft requires a clearly...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 31, 20, 3:44 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,514
Posted By Scots_Al

Well, no. Many countries issue ID cards...

Well, no.

Many countries issue ID cards separately to passports, driving licenses, etc. In countries which require you to carry ID on you, then even as a visitor these are often officially...
Jul 30, 20, 3:41 pm
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

[Reference to deleted post redacted by mod] ...

[Reference to deleted post redacted by mod]

The measures, which essentially do rely on the fact that most people are a) law-abiding and b) have a sense of personal responsibility for the greater...
Jul 29, 20, 1:51 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,870
Posted By Scots_Al

But you can force them off your plane...

But you can force them off your plane...
Jul 27, 20, 8:00 am
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

The SSI on Spain: ...

The SSI on Spain:

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2020/224/contents/made

As predicted, made on 25 July, came into force 26 July, subject to made affirmative procedure.

Equivalent UKSI on...
Jul 26, 20, 12:44 pm
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

I think the question of court proceedings is...

I think the question of court proceedings is probably academic, but I think the sheriff would take into account the very broad publicity given to the measures, the advice that will no doubt be given...
Jul 26, 20, 12:15 pm
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

okay, and the regulation-making powers under that...

okay, and the regulation-making powers under that the 1984 Act which relate to international travel appear to be subject to negative procedure, which means that no vote in Parliament is required....
Jul 26, 20, 11:33 am
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

I very much doubt that. I’m not sure what...

I very much doubt that.

I’m not sure what powers UK Ministers are using, but I assume they are analogous to the powers under the Public Health (Scotland) Act 2008, which allow, in emergency...
Jul 24, 20, 5:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,273
Posted By Scots_Al

Is Expedia a party to your dispute here? You...

Is Expedia a party to your dispute here?

You are entitled to EC261 downgrade compensation I think - file a claim for that directly against BA as the operating carrier, no?
Jul 17, 20, 1:24 am
Replies: 71
Views: 4,258
Posted By Scots_Al

Well the sensible people of some of this land ARE...

Well the sensible people of some of this land ARE wearing masks in shops, as already required by law, ARE getting back to normal, AND have seen just one death from Covid in the last 8 days. I really,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 15, 20, 12:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By Scots_Al

If there’s a significant differential in travel...

If there’s a significant differential in travel costs depending on each individual’s starting point, you could consider averaging these out so that everyone pays roughly the same (e.g. the person...
Jul 12, 20, 1:23 pm
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

20 July is the latest date by which a formal...

20 July is the latest date by which a formal review is next required by law.

Reg 14 of The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 requires the need for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 11, 20, 10:49 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,657
Posted By Scots_Al

An interesting aside is that if you sit your...

An interesting aside is that if you sit your driving test in an automatic car, your UK driving licence is only valid in automatics (sit it in a manual and you’re good for either). So whilst we...
Jul 10, 20, 1:42 pm
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

Maybe the Scottish Government wasn’t just after...

Maybe the Scottish Government wasn’t just after making a point after all...
Jul 8, 20, 1:06 pm
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

If we’re not doing politics here, can we please...

If we’re not doing politics here, can we please not do politics full stop?
Jul 8, 20, 9:49 am
Replies: 2,780
Views: 211,257
Posted By Scots_Al

There are ways to avoid almost every law through...

There are ways to avoid almost every law through dishonest behaviour - getting away with it doesn’t make it okay.
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