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Royal Navy parks 470 double-decker buses on Queen Elizabeth

a cynic writes...

Re: White Elephant Ahoy!

"... the worst weapons procurement programme ..."

It depends if you think the purpose of the programme is to defend the realm or provide jobs for favoured areas.

Gordon Brown signed a contract which meant it was cheaper to build the thing and throw it away than to stop work. Rosyth is in the neighbouring constituency to his. I think there may be a link.

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