The new REIT will be headed by non-executive chairman Simon Duffy, with Mr Balfour-Lynn and Mr Michels also taking seats
on the board.
Lib Dem deputy leader Dave Smithson said the party was hoping for gains after taking seats
in St Gabriel's and Hale-wood South last year.
But taking seats
away from poor students in the East Valley is not the solution, Korenstein said.
Controversially, Tory leader Michael Howard said recently the Tories can win an election without taking seats
Maybe it is time now to stop sniping from the sidelines and fight for a decent service from within the new structures by taking seats
on the boards and the authority.
Additionally, a representative of Motorola will hold a seat on the Media Station board, with representatives from NTT Communications and Exelon Capital Partners taking seats
Secondly, it won't mean UKIP is going to start taking seats
off Labour in the North East, whatever Mr Farage may outwardly claim.
But senior Labour sources said there was a sense among activists that it had won the election, taking seats
from all the other parties.
Under AV, most seats are no longer "safe", and parties have to campaign without taking seats
or voters for granted.
In my own intervention in Parliament last week, on the day Darling doled out up to pounds 500billion - that's more than the US bailout - to the bankers, I asked what was was wrong with the public taking seats
in the boardroom so that we could look after our investments, which incidentally will total more than the current worth of all the banks put together.
The contest in Scotland was still too close to call with the Scottish National Party taking seats
but still far from certain of replacing Labour as the largest single party.
If the Conservative Party starts to make a comeback, even if it isn't yet winning elections, we'll know because it will be taking seats
in the West Midlands).