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Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 15:39
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Posted By Sgoinneil
Whenever correlating statistics involving humans...

Whenever correlating statistics involving humans to policy, it has to be remembered that social factors, outwith direct causal effect will come to play at a delay from the initial policy. An act in...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 15:29
Replies: 69
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Posted By Sgoinneil
Thats a self fulfilling argument. the numbers...

Thats a self fulfilling argument. the numbers have been encouraged through the difference in policy towards English and Gaelic over decades and the removal of communities to make way for sheep and...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 15:27
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
They are busy just now and I dont want to disturb...

They are busy just now and I dont want to disturb their schedule. It will come if you just hold on in there.
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 15:21
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Tig, everyone here in online and able to contact...

Tig, everyone here in online and able to contact them if they are really interested in the detailed answers to the financing and costs of Gaelic and English language services in Scotland. They will...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 15:18
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Gaelic tv was unavailable for two years despite...

Gaelic tv was unavailable for two years despite being financed by all UK residents through the license fee, for the majority of Scottish residents due to their lack of access to Sky television. It...
Forum: History 22nd July 2011, 15:14
Replies: 69
Views: 42,302
Posted By Sgoinneil
The average Scot would depend on how a Scot was...

The average Scot would depend on how a Scot was to be deined to begin with. Thankyou for sharing your thoughts.
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 15:11
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Tig Im afraid thats simply not the case. I can...

Tig Im afraid thats simply not the case. I can assure you that approximately 12 million comes out of the 21-25 million each year to pay for Gaelic medium education. My source is available to all who...
Forum: History 22nd July 2011, 15:07
Replies: 69
Views: 42,302
Posted By Sgoinneil
So there cannot be such a person as an ethnic...

So there cannot be such a person as an ethnic German Romanian citizen by birth?
Forum: History 22nd July 2011, 09:27
Replies: 69
Views: 42,302
Posted By Sgoinneil
I would rather define the parameters of the...

I would rather define the parameters of the definition before attempting to define who was Scottish.

Surely there are two points here: the difference between nationality and ethnicity and the...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 09:17
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Thats inclusive of everything, including...

Thats inclusive of everything, including education (around 12 million a year). You said it is was enough for teabags. I agree.
Forum: History 22nd July 2011, 06:58
Replies: 69
Views: 42,302
Posted By Sgoinneil
That kind of bypasses the entire concept of the...

That kind of bypasses the entire concept of the thread. I wonder what contributers from elsewhere think about the difficulties involved in theattempted defining of a term that has so many nuances....
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 05:22
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Well, I said that 25 million was spent on Gaelic...

Well, I said that 25 million was spent on Gaelic in total and you didnt believe me. Then you demonstrated that it was less than that.
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 05:16
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
I was merely copying my original quote of the...

I was merely copying my original quote of the paragraph Tig. I was assuring you that education wasnt mentionned by myself or my source and that it can be seen as a sepoerate but related question to...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 05:08
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
20th July 2011, 01:12 Sgoinneil Sgoinneil is...

20th July 2011, 01:12
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Councillor John Rosie said the estimated 25million a year being channelled into...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 05:00
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
I often wonder just how much money is spent...

I often wonder just how much money is spent supporting the English language in various countries throughout the world on a yearly basis (never mind the private sector), Scotland approximately...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:59
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
If you read my original quote then you will see...

If you read my original quote then you will see that I have no problem with that figure Tig. I will recopy it now for you.
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:56
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
The one thing that I can say is that the figures...

The one thing that I can say is that the figures are for comparable expenditure requirements. IE they are to cover paralell areas. So regardless of their limits, they are equivelents in intent for...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:53
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
I will get a detailed breakdown on everything a...

I will get a detailed breakdown on everything a post it as a thread here within the next few days. Then it can be read and discussed as a subject in itself. However, radio, tv and special learning...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:50
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Tig, as I assured you before, only 12 million...

Tig, as I assured you before, only 12 million goes to Gaelic education, out of that 21 million (or 25 as its upper limit seems to be).
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:45
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Ill get the information you desire next time we...

Ill get the information you desire next time we liaise Tig. Im intrigued myself but have a reliable source. They did the research and mentionned it to me without going into details so Im not sure how...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:37
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
Incedentally I rechecked, just to make sure, and...

Incedentally I rechecked, just to make sure, and my source told me that it isnt 60 billion, Its 30 to 35 billion. However the typo was theres to begin with as I copied that paragraph from them. Sorry...
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:35
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
It certainly says that 21 million is the ceiling...

It certainly says that 21 million is the ceiling for Gaelic and that fits in with what I suggested.
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:18
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
But you didnt read it properly. I said Im...

But you didnt read it properly. I said Im grateful to you for posting it as it shows that what I said was correct. Thanks.
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:15
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
It clearly shows that the annual spend for Gaelic...

It clearly shows that the annual spend for Gaelic is less than 25 million.
Forum: Scotland.com Feedback 22nd July 2011, 04:12
Replies: 69
Views: 36,474
Posted By Sgoinneil
I think that you just glimpsed at the Culture and...

I think that you just glimpsed at the Culture and Gaelic and assumed that they were all one subject. you didnt read it through and thats why you want my posts and threads deleted now.
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