Greetings again eUK, today I will be outlining my second article for my candidacy. This article further expands my idea and vision for our future Home Affairs Department, NHS, IRC, Forums, Economy and CS system. Below are my previous articles:
[BigAnt] Country Presidency Campaign
So moving on - UKPP/NE and WRP have now officially backed me in game, so I want to firstly thank them for this support. We all share the same view of new direction and I hope to send the eUK in the correct direction over the coming month.
I want to remind you all that Minister positions are OPEN so please apply if interested. Mail Me Direct to apply(bottom are positions open)
The Home Affairs department has been very quiet this month and that's natural after such a good month. But I want to install some new motivation into the department for the coming month and get back that active presence we once had.
So to break it down I plan a few things for this department under my tenure these are the following:
More Competitions on Forums/In Game: We have had successful and unsuccessful games on the forums. But never in game? why not 90% of the population don't bother using the forums and we are missing the mass audience here. I plan to set-up more games and competitions within game, with equally handsome prizes and rewards for those that take part.
Financial Guides: OK, we have hammered the nation with copy & paste guides and advice. Now I want some real time financial information available for the population. What companies to invest in? When is the best time? What sort of return will you see on investments etc.
Podcast: I was so impressed by the recent Podcast that I want to promote the continued use of it. But also promote it more often, even making a weekly section for regular listeners.
These changes I feel will boost activity in game and get more two-clickers involved and maybe even pull them onto IRC etc. This is the future for us, we are a small unit growing stronger - now we just need increase our numbers and be massive
NHS - The Ministry of Health
NHS is a difficult and very demanding job to do, I've been and got the t-shirt and spent countless hours supplying and mailing trying to keep new players happy and informed. However the current system we use, which is split into two makes the job even harder and more time consuming.
I plan to cut the NHS MU completely. In my eyes now its a dead MU - no activity no real communication. New players joining need to join active MU's with supplies and a place to chat and ask questions and get answers the current system fails to achieve this.
Cutting NHS MU will mean..
New players join existing MU's
- They receive more supplies/weapons.
- A Fair system for all MU's to recruit new players.
- They can see active players talking, giving advice.
- They have a sense of real pride fighting amongst strong hitters.
- They aspire to become "God of War".
HOWEVER the NHS WILL REMAIN
It will be a source for players under level 29 to continue receiving additional support and it will be sent from a Gdoc system which means these players claiming can join any MU, any Party and still receive 500 wellness daily, but also we can monitor it easier.
The current Forums and IRC are promoted as being "official" for the eUK, this is only the case because existing and current CP's support it. Now I don't want to turn my back on these locations of communication but I, like many others are very worried at the way they are run on a daily basis. For example I received this mail 1hr before writing this article...
The #eUK should be a free room for anyone, with any opinion (freedom of speech) to be able to speak their opinions. However at times this is not the case. I plan to sit down with those who run the Forums and IRC and thrash a deal to make them a more open and fair place to chat. If not, then we will be forced to start a fresh - but I must stress I would want to avoid that and I hope those running the IRC and Forums share my feelings that these must remain "Official" but also Fair and open at all costs.
Minster of Finance:
I will echo it again Carlini is doing a fantastic job and is arguably the best MoF I've ever seen. Fishing for Gold in the MM is are only other source of real income other then taxes and I would continue this format to help fund further projects within the UK. I want to also improve guides for people wanting to invest in their own companies and futures. What are the best options for you? These questions need to be addressed.
Taxes: I touched on this in my first article so here is the depth behind my thinking.
Currently our tax percentages for both Food and Weapons are as follows:
VAT 10% - Weapons (REDUCE to 7%)
VAT 10% - Food (REDUCE to 7%)
Income Tax 5% - Weapons (REDUCE to 1%)
Income Tax 5% - Food (REDUCE to 1%)
Income taxis completely pointless and raises very little so why cause more pain of our young workers? I want to reduce this to 1% So our population who are already hurting from the poor economy module can take a little more home.
VAT, However does raise cash for the government, but again our daily income is so low we are hurting those who want invest in companies etc. They is a careful balance here and so the reduce I want is small but a step in the right direction.
The system of granting people access to the eUK has changed recently and the congress have the power of how it is run. But we must ensure the system works and works well. Failure to do so will result in the eUK becoming a PTO target for our enemies, so the system must achieve several basic laws of being accountability So my MoLA will be posting a weekly article about which citizens have been accepted/rejected into the country.
This achieves a number of things:
Accountability - We can show which Congressman are giving out CS passes and the population can judge for themselves if certain individuals/parties are respecting the common law of eUK, Keep us safe.
Transparency - The nation can see how the system is working, who we are accepting and we can monitor the actions of new citizens to prevent future PTO risks.
Home Affairs: - More Games/Competitions (in game) - Financial Guides for those wanting to invest - Podcast - Continue Mentoring.
NHS: - Cut NHS MU - promote new players to existing active MU's for better supplies - Continue Supplying under 29's with Gdoc system.
IRC/Forums: - Either Change current system or make a new one - More balance of moderators - Freedom of speech in IRC channel #eUk!
MoF: - Help MoHA with new guides - Continue MM Fishing - Reduce Taxes!
CS System: have MoLA set-up a new article to give more accountability and transparency for those congress letting new citizens in eUK.
- Sorry its long, But I offer some real changes for the UK. If you STILL disagree with that.. Well you are in the minority of people who want everything to remain the same.
Thanks For Reading
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