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ref date:13 Apr 2000 (CD)
Scots ship builders hearing Blairs lies

Tony Blair said of the (more than likely view that the new ministry of defence ferries rollon-rolloff ferries order would go to a German yard) that "I would stress to you that no decision has been taken at all, contrary to some of the speculation in the media." and that the decision would be made "on the best grounds and interests of the shipbuilding industry in this country".

That is, keep English yards and sympathetic voters happy and stuff the Scots.