|Laura Sandys with Will Scobie Saving in Background|
I was delighted to see UKIP busy saving vigorously before this month's EU elections and several of Thanet's Labour politicians running around waving "Save Manston' placards, which did not fail to strike me as ironic.
Here's my weblog account of the big Manston debate in Council and you might like to re-read it. I'm going to be asking democratic services if they have the video available, as one after the other, several of prominent characters firmly hammered a nail into the airport's future. If I get it, I will be sure to put it up on YouTube.
At the time, I wrote: "Instead, Labour has placed the airport in a commercial straight jacket and while Labour wins votes in Ramsgate, overall, the people of Thanet are the losers." Someone tell me I was wrong?
|Barrack Obama Saving Too|
I have heard it suggested that there is a second agenda, a Shakespearian sub-plot, where Ann Gloag is merely playing the part for another interest, which as yet is unrevealed. Whether this is true, I can't know but the whole process to date has been extremely irregular and a reason of some kind must exist for this.