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Nice Work If You Can Get It.

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Nice Work If You Can Get It.

In last week's papers it was reported that Lord and Lady Mandelson are to buy a new home - costing £8m Roll eyes
I have to wonder how he is affording a property of this value.  I know he was on the Euro gravy train and did well in the last government but not to this level.  Maybe the Halifax is offering a special relocation mortgage Wink Wink
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

No doubt it'll be on the expenses.. if its a legitimate home they'll probably get it paid for.
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

Lets hope the Inland Revenue have a look at this as they seem quick enough to check out others with a lot less than he has got.
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

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Lord and Lady Mandelson

Didn't think he was married Shocked
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

Sorry, I was being a bit naughty Wink  His partner is called Reinaldo.  Here's an interesting article about the deal:
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

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Lord and Lady Mandelson

Didn't think he was married Shocked

If they did marry would they be Lord & Lord Mandelson?

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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

Then they'd both be able to get expenses from the House of Lords Wink
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

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If they did marry would they be Lord & Lord Mandelson?
Or the Prince & Princess of Darkness  Cool
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

I like it Grin Grin
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

A quick search suggests : Sale of previous house which (apparently) was funded by an inheritance, revenue from book sales, book deals etc, consultancy business  etc. Seems he’s worked for his fortune as opposed to Cameron and Osborne who, of course, are already filthy rich. The ‘wife’ jibe was , at best, well below the belt and unbecoming of you artmo   
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Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It.

Remember it was an alms house, presumably for the poor!
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