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"Currently, compensation can be paid in derisory amounts over a lengthy period leaving victims feeling frustrated," she said.
The man responsible for the city's roads, cabinet member Cllr Steve Munby said the offer was "insulting and derisory" and asked if the Department for Transport was "having a laugh".
The man responsible for the city's roads, cabinet member Steve Munby said the offer is "insulting and derisory" and asked if the Department for Transport was "having a laugh?"
"Strikes are always a last resort for staff, but years of derisory pay offers have failed to keep up with the rising cost of living and patience is wearing thin."
"You have defrauded and cheated honest tax payers of just under PS47,000 and your offer to repay that at PS5 per week is derisory".
Andrea Breeze said: "This is a classic example where the impact on the officer who has been assaulted appears to have played second fiddle to a derisory non-custodial sentence for the attacker himself.
heard some derisory mentioned, wouldn't be those, I can that Mo"Yes." Pickford's emergence as the club's first-choice goalkeeper has been a chink of light in an otherwise miserable season which has seen Sunderland relinquish their Premier League status after a decade in the top flight.
"Network Rail has come up with a derisory offer of a PS500 non-consolidated lump sum for 2015, and Retail Price Index inflation for 2016, 2017 and 2018.
The committee's chairman, John Whittingdale said that the continuing promotion of illegal content through search engines is simply unacceptable and efforts to stop it have so far been derisory.
Those bids were immediately rejected out of hand as derisory and insulting," said Everton's director of communications Alan Myers.
MANCHESTER United look certain to return with a higher offer after Everton branded their PS28m joint bid for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini as "derisory and insulting".
"We are determined to secure the future of disabled workers within Remploy and after the 17th October if our members reject the derisory pay offer we will move to an industrial action ballot within Remploy."
As far as I'm concerned, anyone who can sing lyrics as unashamedly daft as "Memories of broken dreams/As distant as the sun/Are drifting like an echo in the wind" without the faintest hint of irony - and not provoke an entire stadium's worth of derisory laughter - should be held aloft and cherished.
Summary: Campaigners have claimed that the Chilcot Inquiry has paid only "derisory" attention to Iraqi casualties in the Iraq War.