Oops!

November 25, 2008 10:51 AM

I laughed when I received this yesterday from a TPA supporter:


081125 Voter Reg Form


Look at the top line.  It says that by not registering or giving false details with Basingstoke and Deane council, you face a £1,000 fine!  What do they do next?  They say your details have to be in by Thursday 24th November 2008. 


Do you spot the problem?  Yesterday was Monday 24th November.  As our correspondent in Hampshire pointed out to us – does their error mean that details have to be sent in by Thursday 27th November, Monday 24th November or Thursday 20th? 


Were you to be as confused about this as our supporters in Hampshire are and you get your details wrong or miss the deadline – you face a £1,000 fine.  Here’s food for thought.  How about when the council gets their details wrong, instead threatening to fine us, they give us a rebate as way of apology.  We’ve all got to live by the same rules, surely?

I laughed when I received this yesterday from a TPA supporter:


081125 Voter Reg Form


Look at the top line.  It says that by not registering or giving false details with Basingstoke and Deane council, you face a £1,000 fine!  What do they do next?  They say your details have to be in by Thursday 24th November 2008. 


Do you spot the problem?  Yesterday was Monday 24th November.  As our correspondent in Hampshire pointed out to us – does their error mean that details have to be sent in by Thursday 27th November, Monday 24th November or Thursday 20th? 


Were you to be as confused about this as our supporters in Hampshire are and you get your details wrong or miss the deadline – you face a £1,000 fine.  Here’s food for thought.  How about when the council gets their details wrong, instead threatening to fine us, they give us a rebate as way of apology.  We’ve all got to live by the same rules, surely?

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