Wrapping street politics and a savvy social media presence in a registered party vehicle, far-right knuckle draggers Britain First are rapidly filling the vacuum left by the now rudderless EDL and BNP. With the parties standing in the Rochester and Strood by-election entitled to a free mail shot delivered to each property in the constituency, Royal Mail are refusing to deliver […]
Tory made Lazard London chair in run up to Royal Mail deal Archie Norman was front bencher and confidant of William Hague Lazard advised on the sale before making massive profit in days With Scrapbook yesterday highlighting the £1 million Tory donations of a City firm given ‘golden tickets’ in the cheap fire sale of Royal Mail, it was […]
Under-price sell off could have cost taxpayer billions Government offered certain firms a ‘priority’ deal Fidelity Worldwide gave £975,000 to Conservative Party Hedge fund run by Osborne’s best man also cleaned up One of the ‘priority investors’ offered cut-price shares in the government’s botched privatisation of Royal Mail are a major donor to the Conservative Party. […]
Osborne’s university friend Peter Davies was his best man Davies’ hedge fund bought £50m share now worth nearly £86m Lansdowne Partners made £100m from financial crash Ex-boss given knighthood after £500,000 Tory donation George Osborne’s best man heads up a hedge fund which has secured profits of £36m from the privatisation of Royal Mail in under […]
The “significantly undervalued” sell-off of Royal Mail has brought unexpected harmony to all sides of the political spectrum – with the Tory Bow Group and the TUC unified in what a disaster it’s been. They’re even using the same analogies… The BBC’s Norman Smith reported the Bow Group had attacked the sell off “at a fraction […]
So the strikes are going ahead. Urging the government and Royal Mail’s top management, including chief executive Adam Crozier, to engage directly in talks, CWU general secretary Billy Hayes repeatedly referred to Peter Mandelson as “the minister without responsibility”. No birthday cake or party hat for Billy.