The trend in selling off
tangible assets is one seen across England, with councils budgeting to bring in PS3.
valuable assets is not a great thing for a city to do at any time.
But the force would only consider selling off
old police houses when and if they became available, she added.
But rival postal group TNT Post UK has claimed that selling off
the Royal Mail could create a "privatised monopoly" and push up the price of stamps.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS) is close to selling off
its Asian assets.
Fellow Labour councillor Fred Johnson said: "They will be selling off
the patches of green on the roundabouts next.
unused public property only seemed like a good idea -- before the politicians realized it might come at their expense.
It's not like the state is selling off
its own assets; it's setting off someone else's," he says.
They are selling off
`ecological subdivisions' -- mostly on land that should be protected for the use of the community--and reducing existing parks and nature reserves on the grounds that they are `an obstacle to development'.
the freight division of ONR, but ensuring the Little Bear and Polar Bear Express service from Cochrane to Moosonee are maintained;
Ironically, at the same time that the Pearson subsidiary was selling off
Cap Pubs properties it was purchasing Tod Sedwick's company, Pasha Publications, and its energy-related newsletters and conferences for a reported $17.
Bastos Marques is now dumping that strategy, selling off
those far-flung assets to focus on CSN's core steel business to make it bigger, meaner and more efficient in an increasingly competitive world market.