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Old 01 July 2005, 10:01   #1
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Labour at it again

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4640411.stm

Just read this which has made my blood boil.

Whatever people think of nuclear power it is pretty obvious with countries like China expanding so much and the threat of global warming along with the rising price of oil - then nuclear power is here to stay. Not only that but there will be a massive increase in the number of nuclear powerplants built.

Alright maybe not in the UK due to politics but that is not the point.

I didn't realise that Britain actually owned Westinghouse - a massive American company or so I thought. It is amazing what Britian owns but the mdeia NEVER mention our success stories.

~Anyway it seems that on the verge of the new Nuclear age the British government is going to sell off Westinghouse!!! Just when there is money to be made!!!

That is so typical of British governments - they don't give a damn about the country - they just want a "quick fix" to make them look good - why not get a billion now and make our term look good is their attitude - never mind if they keep hold of it they could be worth far more down the line!!!
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This is the worse bit

"It has reached all its targets, continues to win new business and is in an excellent position to capitalise on the China new build programme," said BNFL chief executive Mike Parker."

So why the hell are they selling it??????????????
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Once again the Goverment are showing their absolute ignorance to Industry in thier own back yard or where ever it may be in the world, and your right they are just making a quick billion bucks or so, probably to eleviate there over spending in other public projects that seem not to be working no matter how much money is thrown at them but they still continue.

Think we need someone like Bob Geldof at the Helm of the country
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Oh I dont know there must be some labour grandees well connected to this, I'd imagine some stand to profit obscenely and no doubt we'll see some birthday honours dished up.

As my mate once said if you are daft enough to place set up a trough dont be at all surprised if pigs turn out to feed.
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