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View Badger11's Profile Badger11 Flag Beckenham 29 Mar 24 1.08pm Send a Private Message to Badger11 Add Badger11 as a friend

Originally posted by beak

Someone should look at Thatcher and her mad schemes,this decision and Selling Council Houses have bitten Britain Badly.The Water companies had all debts whipped out under going private, they have paid out dividneds by borrowing excessive amounts.

Edited by beak (29 Mar 2024 12.53pm)

Whilst I am a Thatcherite I concede she did make mistakes. I have no problem selling of BT and BA and many of the other countless bodies that we owned. However point taken about the utilities and council housing they are national assets and should not have been sold off.

 


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Originally posted by Badger11

Whilst I am a Thatcherite I concede she did make mistakes. I have no problem selling of BT and BA and many of the other countless bodies that we owned. However point taken about the utilities and council housing they are national assets and should not have been sold off.

Even Harold Macmillan said It is like an aristocratic family having to sell off the Family Silver.

 

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