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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by pabenny » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:25 pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:21 am
The Government has stepped-up and avoided wasting our tax money on a failed company
From your various posts about the steel industry I thought you were in favour of governments supporting failed businesses.

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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:29 am

blythburgh wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:24 am
William Joseph1 wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:06 pm

(The other £500m is a loan from its Chinese owners).
How long before the Chinese own every listed business in this country plus many unlisted ones
Not long...
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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by Sarah » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:21 am

Some good news - up to 2500 jobs saved!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49985369
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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by blythburgh » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:45 am

pabenny wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:25 pm
Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:21 am
The Government has stepped-up and avoided wasting our tax money on a failed company
From your various posts about the steel industry I thought you were in favour of governments supporting failed businesses.
Surely it depends on the company and its situation whether or not the Govt. steps in
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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by Boro Boy » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:24 pm

blythburgh wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:45 am
pabenny wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:25 pm
Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:21 am
The Government has stepped-up and avoided wasting our tax money on a failed company
From your various posts about the steel industry I thought you were in favour of governments supporting failed businesses.
Surely it depends on the company and its situation whether or not the Govt. steps in
...and EU restrictive practices legislation...!!! :think:

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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by Chadwick » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:06 pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:24 pm
blythburgh wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:45 am
pabenny wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:25 pm


From your various posts about the steel industry I thought you were in favour of governments supporting failed businesses.
Surely it depends on the company and its situation whether or not the Govt. steps in
...and EU restrictive practices legislation...!!! :think:
Boro Boy, we've had this conversation before. The EU did not stop the UK government from stepping in to support the British steel industry.

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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by pabenny » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:41 pm

So the EU state aid rules prevent the UK government from doing something you are opposed to anyway. Mr Boro Boy - I think you're actually a supporter of the EU.

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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by Boro Boy » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:45 pm

pabenny wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:41 pm
So the EU state aid rules prevent the UK government from doing something you are opposed to anyway. Mr Boro Boy - I think you're actually a supporter of the EU.
As usual you are so, so wrong! ..and you added a twist! where did I say I was opposed to the Government wasting money? :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by pabenny » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:57 pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:45 pm
pabenny wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:41 pm
So the EU state aid rules prevent the UK government from doing something you are opposed to anyway. Mr Boro Boy - I think you're actually a supporter of the EU.
As usual you are so, so wrong! ..and you added a twist! where did I say I was opposed to the Government wasting money? :clap: :clap: :clap:
You said it here:
Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:21 am
The Government has stepped-up and avoided wasting our tax money on a failed company;

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Re: Thomas Cook collapses

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:43 pm

Sarah wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:21 am
Some good news - up to 2500 jobs saved!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49985369
Always a pleasure to see good news.
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