how much money will i be getting?

ROFLMAN

Midshipman
assuming i start at raleigh early next year ill get 839 a month after tax/ni. how much goes towards food/acom
 
Well my lad was told he would get £175 a week after food and accommodation - unfortunately we don't know if thats right or not coz very few of them actually got paid last month or this month, due to thangeover to JPA. They have now been told they will get it all up to date at the end of December (after they pass out) so my advice is go in with some in reserve!
 
my fella started on 22nd Oct had £247 of deductions from 22nd Oct to 30th Nov (6 weeks ish) for food £147, £18 bed, £30 washing bill, £25 advance and few other bits.

......but he didnt get paid...........but they sorted it for us in the end, so the Navy is good! and the MOD crap!
 

andym

War Hero
WASHING BILL!!!!!!WTF is that when its at home?Dont recruits have to dhoby their kit anymore????No wonder its going to the Dogs!
 
andym said:
WASHING BILL!!!!!!WTF is that when its at home?Dont recruits have to dhoby their kit anymore????No wonder its going to the Dogs!
LOL, I know when I was in the army, we had a green sack that all our washing went into, it had a number on, and we used to put our name and number on this list and sign!

Never did our own lol!
 

grefs

Lantern Swinger
andym said:
WASHING BILL!!!!!!WTF is that when its at home?Dont recruits have to dhoby their kit anymore????No wonder its going to the Dogs!
I'll bet they even send their nicks(skidders included) and socks as well. lol
 

dondon

MIA
The only dhoby bill I used to get was off the chokey , but even then it was tiny cos I used to prefer to do my own , & certainly never got one in a Shore Establishment , :? 8O
 
grefs said:
It seems they have a real easy time in todays RN, compared to days gone by.
That's Britain in a nut-shell though mate.

The entire system's gone soft... why do you think Alcoholics and Drug-addicts can have double benefits?

I think the British Armed Forces is the last Bastion of the once GREAT-Britain.

But even that sounds like it's dwindling. I heard the other day that Drill Sergeants are not allowed to shout at you anymore - Presumably a joke but I see it ending up a reality in the not-too distant future. :cry:
 

dondon

MIA
creddly said:
grefs said:
It seems they have a real easy time in todays RN, compared to days gone by.
That's Britain in a nut-shell though mate.

The entire system's gone soft... why do you think Alcoholics and Drug-addicts can have double benefits?

I think the British Armed Forces is the last Bastion of the once GREAT-Britain.

But even that sounds like it's dwindling. I heard the other day that Drill Sergeants are not allowed to shout at you anymore - Presumably a joke but I see it ending up a reality in the not-too distant future. :cry:

You can bet your bottom Dollar on that mate , :roll:
 
They do still hand wash their own stuff including overalls etc and do not have access to a washing machine. I think that once in while they can put stuff through the laundry facilities but i think think this is for bedding. Not 100% sure but think thats right.
 

dt018a9667

War Hero
If I remember we did have laundry bills back in 1970 at that place that cannot be named, but that was only for sheets and pillow cases. :p
 

ANGWISH

Lantern Swinger
creddly said:
grefs said:
It seems they have a real easy time in todays RN, compared to days gone by.
That's Britain in a nut-shell though mate.

The entire system's gone soft... why do you think Alcoholics and Drug-addicts can have double benefits?

I think the British Armed Forces is the last Bastion of the once GREAT-Britain.

But even that sounds like it's dwindling. I heard the other day that Drill Sergeants are not allowed to shout at you anymore - Presumably a joke but I see it ending up a reality in the not-too distant future. :cry:

What will drill pigs and GI's do if they can't shout at people. That's what they's here for :cry:
 
ANGWISH said:
creddly said:
grefs said:
It seems they have a real easy time in todays RN, compared to days gone by.
That's Britain in a nut-shell though mate.

The entire system's gone soft... why do you think Alcoholics and Drug-addicts can have double benefits?

I think the British Armed Forces is the last Bastion of the once GREAT-Britain.

But even that sounds like it's dwindling. I heard the other day that Drill Sergeants are not allowed to shout at you anymore - Presumably a joke but I see it ending up a reality in the not-too distant future. :cry:

What will drill pigs and GI's do if they can't shout at people. That's what they's here for :cry:
Exactly!

There's enough people out of work as it is without Drillies losing their job too!
 

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