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PM spin doctor applies for Nuke post

 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 12:07 pm    Post subject: PM spin doctor applies for Nuke post Reply with quote

Is this a telling sign or what?

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Birt reported to be seeking ?300,000 nuclear power job

David Hencke, Westminster correspondent
Monday September 26, 2005
The Guardian

John Birt, the prime minister's unpaid adviser, is reportedly seeking a ?300,000 a year job as head of one of the world's biggest uranium enrichment companies.

The Anglo-Dutch-German company Urenco owns one of Britain's nuclear enrichment research plants in Capenhurst, Cheshire, and is bidding for a licence to open a nuclear enrichment plant in the US.

Lord Birt appears to have applied to become chairman of Urenco after leaving his paid post with management consultants McKinsey. This followed suggestions that he could be perceived to have a conflict of interest because a number of its consultants were advising ministers, particularly after one consultant, David Bennett, became chief policy adviser to Tony Blair...
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