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But sounds good.
you're basically advocating for management to be able to enforce passive smoking on staff
What about people who are so in need of a job they put their future health at risk in order to get work in such a pub. Where's georgiabeth when you need her.
Anyway, e-cigarettes are making this point completely moot.
and also make people look like they're playing tiny clarinets.
yeah it's daft. i technically wouldn't be able to work in those conditions due to health problems but it probably wouldn't stop me if the hours were there.
they want to cut inheritance tax completely to appeal to the old racists (which brought in £3.5 billion a year or something last time i checked) so they need to really encourage people who smoke and drink more to even it out by pretending they're doing this for them and sticking two fingers up to the smoking ban (they want to bring back cigarette marketing too).
No doubt this will be of no interest to fuckwits who like to claim UKIP is somehow free of Westminster's corruption, etc. Wankers.
"No doubt this funding allegation I've come up with in the last few minutes will be ignored by the public."
The one leads to the other, they're not separated points.
That said, UKIP are already fully part of the Westminster machine and their supporters claim otherwise. It's pretty amazing.
Pretty sure he's said something or other about that
But I salute you making sure of it.
my sincere apologies for any delay
And they all drink lots of pints after school every day and smoke, and it just seemed like a different era.
Tbf it is like 15 years old or whatever.
As IF anyone on a teacher's salary could afford more than one pint these days.
nowadays it looks so strange. Which is odd considering the ban only came in a few years ago.
Plus I still think the 90's weren't that long ago so it's all relative.
They actually want pubs to have an option to have a separate smoking room, like they do in Germany and used to have in hospitals.
saddest thing i ever saw
sad to see
"Amend the smoking ban to give pubs and clubs the choice to open smoking rooms provided they are properly ventilated and physically separated from nonsmoking areas. Workers must not be required to enter
smoking areas except for cleaning and other essential purposes when they are not in use"
So basically they want to allow pubs to have "anything goes" rooms :'D
"I'm sorry but I am not required to enter that room and so I'll just wait outside. Sounds a bit dangerous in there. None of my bouncers smoke either so they're not going in."
This would definitely happen. It's like when paramedics turn up at a house where people smoke.
(love the smoking ban, but the idea that a smoking room would prevent staff responding to something kicking off is dumb)
I was more picking up the on ridiculous wording of " Workers must not be required to enter smoking areas except for cleaning and other essential purposes when they are not in use" which has clearly come from someone trying to be diplomatic without any idea what they're doing.
you're asking for social venues to have a room that is actively avoided by staff.
That's why the ban exists in the first place, alongside all sorts of rules around how enclosed the smoking area is.
one spent in a 1970s "gentleman's club" with whatever inference you choose to take from that
how ventilated the room is, it'll still be absolutely minging in there, so they'll probably be largely empty.
they bloody LOVE an indoor smoke over there. I suppose I've just gotten used to the change, but damn, I was taken aback at how acrid it was, seriously overpowering.
i actually had to go outside catch my breath, where i promptly lit a smoke, presumably suffering from withdrawal.
The smoking room was rammed on quite a mild night, had a nice pleasant cig outside instead. Honestly can't see why anyone would want to go back to this apart from maybe pissing down rain.
who was desperate to be liked and cool, as well as saw himself as some sort of revolutionary.
He wanted 6th formers to have a smoking room. One place in the school that they were allowed to smoke. However, it would never ever be cleaned unless by those that used it. He thought this would in the long run make people not to smoke as the walls and ceiling would get smelly and yellow, as he put it.
seems like a massive waste of time really. better off just having some kind of shelter outside like most have sorted themselves out with already.
Doing outside smoking areas etc. Undoing the ban would be another huge pain in the bum for them - making a ventilated, i.e. air-conditioned, 'smoking room' would be an expense few non-pubcos could stomach. As people have said, such a room would be horrible, and it would tempt people trying to quit.
The pub industry has suffered hugely in the last 15 years, and allowing smoking again isn't going to fix it.
And non-smokers might well be less likely to use a 'smokers' pub' at this point, so it could well do more harm than good.
This reminds me of the scene in Dom Hemingway, when Jude Law tries to spark up in the pub, and Richard E Grant is like, you can't do that. Jude is like, why not? It's been banned, you can't smoke in pubs. YOU CAN'T SMOKE IN PUBS???!!!
But Dom was a twat who was twelve years behind the times, and the film ran out of ideas pretty quickly and pretty much fizzled out before the end. #makeuthink