"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Premature Expectations and Excitement over Haltemprice and Howden ?

The Independent today raises a point of interest. David Davis MP has not actually resigned.

Boris Johnson was the last MP to resign and became the new Crown Steward of the Manor of Northstead on 4 June 2008.

By tradition application for this office of profit under the Crown, alternates with the office of Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Three Hundreds of Chiltern (Stoke, Desborough, and Burnham) the last holder was his sainthood Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

For the record when Saint Tony resigned, the Treasury issued a Press Notice which can be examined here ;

27th June 2007

Three Hundreds of Chiltern
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this day appointed the Right Honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair to be Steward and Bailiff of the Three Hundreds of Chiltern."

So perhaps we are all getting our undergarments in a tangle over nothing.

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