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Old 4th Mar 2019, 10:35
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Krystal n chips
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Originally Posted by LowNSlow View Post
The British government no longer has any financial interest in Eurotunnel as it's 40% share inherited from the original consortium of SNCF (55%), SNCB (5%) and British Rail (40%) has been sold to Hermes Infrastructure and CDPQ in 2015.
Whilst the UK Gov't may no longer have a financial interest, it had a very pertinent interest in a generous 33m donation to prevent unknown and detrimental facts inconveniently emerging into the public domain. An out of court settlement invariably implies the aggrieved party, despite their protestations to the contrary, usually has quite a lot to hide from the public.

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