18 September, 2018

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Drugs And Prostitution Add £10bn A Year To UK Economy

Prostitution and illegal drugs are contributing around £10bn a year to the British economy, according to official data, UK newspapers reported.

According to the Telegraph report more than half of that – £5.3bn – is attributable to prostitution, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Thursday. Illegal drugs and prostitution are worth the 0.7pc of GDP, which is the same proportion as agriculture, gambling and accommodation services, which includes hotels, bed and breakfasts and caravan parks.

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    Holy cow here we go again! Arnt the Brits making a hefty sum banning most items as illegal. Ar’n’t they the authors of unfair health and safety??

    Coffee is a £2.5 billion industry in the UK

    How much is the booze which is going unscathed?? More deaths!! More priests into lobbying wine and pope in beer shares.

    are the Irish chameleons stuck to simple smoke that is very high on the tax agenda revenue??

    What is wrong in prostitution; nothing but a very legal private affair in some parts of the world where the woman respects her rights solicits.Some young girls in the Netherlands welcomes it as a deterrent from them being raped.

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    Prostitution and illegal drugs are contributing around £10bn a year to the British economy, according to official data, UK newspapers reported.

    Question:

    What is the contribution of Prostitution and illegal drugs to to the Sri Lankan economy?

    Any official data ?

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      Amare…!!? You have to check this out with the blue chips Lords of Casinos !!? For , Our Lords of Democracy, only keep the doors of minor segments open to the very ordinary…..and they do not seem travelling in the direction of what you and I wanted to !! The next General / Presidential Election is going to be something like of the one…of the Man who introduced High ways in Europe.!!?

      A terrible future is ahead of us !!?

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    A first world successful economy………..Success story

    Attratice leg show………..Good to re-kindle Emmanuel & Diaspora.
    Wonder what their contribution to the 0.7%?

    0.7% of the GDP derived by David Cameron from prostitution & Drugs

    another 0.7% of the GDP derived from which is the same proportion as agriculture, gambling and accommodation services, which includes hotels, bed and breakfasts and caravan parks.

    David Came A Ron making a successful RUN on United Kigdom’s economics. Jaya Wewa to the Economic Success of David Came-Run.

    When Sri Lanka receives next AID granted by the British Government the monies will be derived off British Prostitution.
    British Politicians salaries and perks are paid off British Prostitution as well ??????????????????????????????????????

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    Oh! Way to go Sri-Lanka and MR. Immediately add up this as an example and go forward. MR can ask Laksman Yapa Abewardana to prepare a cabinet paper on drug and prostitution as an foreign investment project. If implemented soon, MR and MYA can easily reach, at least this year their FDI target of 2 billion $ or may be even more than that.

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    Old Bala , ratted on the Chief Praba’s delegation when they visited some sleazy joints in Bang Cock to enjoy the beautiful Boy Girls to relieve the pressure after hefty peace talks.

    Ever since, Praba and the Boys were down hill leading to Nanthikadal.

    Old Bala didn’t really want to hurt the boys,

    He was very familiar with the important part the prostitutes, not only girls and girl boys but also full blown boys played in London.

    He also knew how his LTTE fund collectors probably relieved themselves with some of the funds engaging in happy endings.

    He just included the comment to make his memoirs more memorable.

    Even to date there are LTTE activists who live on their own and need the services of this important sector to keep going as cheap girl friends in the old homeland are out of bounds with the new 30 Dollar visa requirement.

    It will be interesting to see a breakdown of this 0.7 percent GDP contribution along different Ethnic groups,

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      i could smoke a truckload of weed and fart a comment that makes more sense than this.

      but then when they’re paying you by the word, i guess anything goes, nadda sumane?

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    Here are two observations I wish to make about prostitution:

    1. No country in world history has ever been ruined by the activities of pimps and prostitutes; you cannot say the same about politicians.

    2. The most direct and convenient way to transfer money from a man’s wallet to a woman’s handbag and achieve more equitable wealth distribution between the genders is through prostitution.

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      Ramasamy….That’s a great observation !!? I would love to address you as ”Ramsay Muir”-(John) Ramsay Bryce Muir !! – A British historian, Liberal Party politician and thinker who made a significant contribution to the development of liberal political philosophy in the 1920s and 1930s

      For, we rarely find people of your nature with a calm mindset that speaks justice. I like it.

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