He slammed the regional assemblies as little more than toothless talking shops
, without any real powers.
But what do Labour's talking shops
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More importantly judge the quality of the debaters we have elected as our political representatives to this present talking shop
This is the party who is running the Scottish Government on behalf of the Scots electorate and Westminster has painted us no more than a talking shop
If it was for a manager of a big concern producing export goods and employing hundreds of staff it might be justified, but nothing - only a talking shop
Lord Elis-Thomas appears to feel the assembly is a glorified talking shop
which does not benefit Wales.
But campaigners for a No vote in November's referendum say an elected assembly will be a talking shop
and a Government puppet.
What I fear is we will all have to pay a levy on the Council Tax to fund a talking shop
that delivers nothing.
Mr Bradbourn, the Conservative spokesman on regional policy in the European Parliament, said: "A regional assembly would be an expensive talking shop
, which would take powers away from local councils and shift power to a remote regional body.
Reading between the lines there's little in the white paper that's encouraging and which suggests a regional assembly will be anything other than a costly talking shop
I WAS fortunate enough to win the 'Box for 20' competition which Talking Shop
and Craigie Taylor - the PR agency for United Racecourses - organised recently.