to protect Nick Clegg
Clegg, nicknamed Dizzy Nicky because of his constant
“U” turns, told the BBC [Radio
Sheffield 17th December 2010] that the £80m
loan to Forgemasters to build parts for nuclear power
stations, which the coalition cancelled as part of a
review of Labour's spending decisions in June, could
be looked at again.
also told the BBC
"I would dearly like to see us support it if we
Secretary Vince Cable has previously said he would "entertain"
a fresh loan application from Forgemasters.
Clegg went on record in June when the coalition
cancelled the loan by saying: “The
truth is that this loan [£80m to Forgemasters]
was promised by the outgoing Labour Government as
a calculated ploy to win support in Sheffield just
ahead of the election, when they knew all along that
there simply wasn't the money to keep to that pledge
in first place.”
said it was right to review the decisions [£80m
to Forgemasters] that were taken very close to the election
by the last government."There
was a suspicion that while some of these decisions might
have been good decisions, not all of them were good
decisions and not all of them were good value for money".
the 8 September 2010 during Prime Ministers Question
time, when Nick Clegg stood in for David Cameron, the
Cardiff West MP Kevin Brennan urged a rethink, but Mr
Clegg, MP for Sheffield Hallam, insisted
it was the right decision to cancel the loan to Sheffield
Could it be that Mr. Clegg may say “The
truth is that this loan is promised as a calculated
ploy to win support in Sheffield for the Liberal democrats?”
I doubt he will.
Isn’t it nice to know we have a coalition government
that is Fair and Honest, even though nobody voted for
it, nobody wants it, and nobody likes it, including
the coalition themselves.
One might think the Coalition leaders are a little inexperienced,
Wickileaks revealed an email from Mervin King who expressed
the same views, there was talk of Mervin King from the
Bank Of England being forced to resign for expressing
Talking of Wickileaks, there is an awful lot of fuss
over what has been released, most of it trivial, none
of it security conscience, [read
this interesting article from the Daily mail] but
the Americans want to extradite him, and charge him.
cries from the USA that he should be jailed for life,
assassinated, and other death threats, it would appear
that the UK shouldn’t allow extradition if his
life is being threatened, unlike failed asylum seeker
Iraqi Kurd Aso Mohammed Ibrahim who was jailed for four
months after knocking down Amy Houston in Blackburn
in 2003, and leaving her to die under his car, while
he ran off.
a string of past offences, because he fathered 2 children
after the killing, he can’t be deported.
4 month prison sentence was an insult to the parents
of Amy Huston, Aso Mohammed Ibrahim won his right to
stay in Britain by using the Human
Rights Act the girl’s
father asks, “And where are my Human Rights?”
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