Tuesday, Nov 21, 2006

Mandleson....

Firstrung: Mandelson takes another step up the greasy property ladder

It's always other people who seem to rise up the property ladder without a hint of vertigo. Peter Mandelson has just bought a lovely 2.4m villa in Regent's Park even though it is only eight years since he had to resign his cabinet post when it was revealed he had borrowed 373,000 from Geoffrey Robinson to buy his Notting Hill home for less than half a million.

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1. monty said...

Gosh, isn't it amazing how much you can scrape together from all those Brussels travel expense pennies? Nice to see we aren't overpaying our (un)elected representatives.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 09:19AM Report Comment
 

2. bidin'matime said...

I suppose they look at unelected leaders in other parts of the world and decide that they themselves have to be paid 'the going rate'. I just hope he loses a fortune on it.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 01:26PM Report Comment
 

3. sirgoogle said...

Remember Nigel Lawson. The Chancellor who started the last Boom/Bust. He sold his house for a large loss after buying at the peak.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 07:41PM Report Comment
 

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