giro cheque

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a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed

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A MAN opened a letter addressed to fellow lodger James Bond because he was curious, and stole the pounds 500 Giro cheque it contained, Birmingham Crown Court heard today.
An African postman granted leave to remain in Britain and three other asylum seekers were recommended for deportation last night after being jailed for their roles in a pounds 250,000 giro cheque fraud.
Mathew James Green, aged 29, of Sandythorpe, Willenhall, was also charged with stealing a passport and giro cheque valued at pounds 170, cash valued at pounds 5, two counts of failing to surrender to custody, one count of assaulting a female by beating her and one count of destroying property to the value of pounds 80.
The jury has heard that Ronnie Coulter, his nephew Andrew Coulter and another man, David Montgomery, went to see Surjit in Overtown, Lanarkshire, in November 1998 in a row over a PS100 Giro cheque.
Lee Dean told magistrates at a weekend court in Llandudno he stole because his giro cheque had gone missing.
The Giro cheque has been replaced by BACS transfer to one's bank account.
SIR - I would like to draw attention to pensioners who receive their old age pension by giro cheque.
If we got a Giro cheque it was split four ways, that's how it always was.
I chose Giro cheque because I did not want to give out any personal information.
The next time I got in touch they said I could wait up to three months before the Giro cheque was located.
Ronnie Coulter, 48, denies murdering waiter Surjit in Overtown, Lanarkshire, by stabbing him after a row over a stolen Giro cheque.
The jobless defendant had left the house to cash his giro cheque and intended to get a train to London.
Cardiff Crown Court heard the woman has been charged three times this year for shoplifting and dishonestly trying to cash a neighbour's giro cheque.
To appeal to the modern Scot, I'd need to come up with stuff like, O My Luve is Like a Giro Cheque.
Montgomery, 39, from Motherwell, told the jury that a meeting had been arranged between Coulter jnr and 32-yearold Surjit over a stolen Giro cheque.