Changing one's mind - the prerogative of politicians
From Private Eye
JUST FANCY THAT!
“Water is a public resource not a commodity to be bought and sold by the pint.” –
Early Day Motion opposing water metering laid by Elliot Morley MP in 1995
“In many parts of the country water is a precious resource which we can no longer simply take for granted… Metering will have an important role to play in helping to reduce this demand as well as sending a signal about the benefits of water saving.” –
Announcement by Environment Minister Elliot Morley, March 2006
Actually I think he was right in his recent comment but the current Government seem to have such a mega difference in what they say in Opposition and what they say in Government that I haven't a clue when to believe them.