Wednesday, 12 December 2007

John Smith McMilitary McPolitican award

Ieuan wins Welsh Politician of Year
Daily Post - Llandudno Junction,UK
... the Year was Vale of Glamorgan MP John Smith, a tireless campaigner on the risks of DVT
on aircraft, and to bring the new military academy to St Athan. ...

Each winner received a special Mumph cartoon. I know what I'd like to award him!!!The awards ceremony will be shown on ITV1 Wales at 11.35pm tomorrow.
Deputy is Politician of the Year ic Wales, The Campaigner of the Year title went to Vale of Glamorgan Labour MP John Smith. Chairman of the judges Dr Balsom said, “John Smith’s campaign to bring the Defence Academy to St Athan was a major success. (Welsh Politician of the Year is a competition sponsored by the ITV Wales Yearbook.)

Defence Minister says no date set for St Athan decision
ic Wales - THE decision over the second stage of a £14bn defence contract awarded to a Welsh armed forces training centre is still to be made, Bob Ainsworth, Minister for the Armed Forces, said yesterday...And he was unable even to give a date when the decision over the second contract would be made, despite the first contract being awarded nearly a year ago.

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