Fred Goodwin

  morddwyd 20:26 31 Jan 2012
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Why has Fred Goodwin been singled out to have his honour removed?

Don't get me wrong, I'm not defending him, or protesting his case, but he has never been convicted, or even charged, with any offence, except in the press, yet in the House of Lords Jeffrey Archer continues to sit, alongside several other convicted peers.

One noble lord has even been been arrested, but never found guilty, for paedophilia.

Why the witch hunt on this one particular case?

Why do I get the idea this is yet another piece of sound bite government?

  Al94 20:34 31 Jan 2012

It's simple, he received the knighthood for services to banking subsequently found to be lacking in this regard so knighthood removed. There is a direct correlation in this case.

  morddwyd 20:34 31 Jan 2012

Whoops, sorry, missed the other thread.

  ams4127 20:35 31 Jan 2012

It seems like just another witch hunt to me. And as for being castigated in the House of Commons - the words "Pot, Kettle and Black" spring quite readily to mind.

  badgery 20:36 31 Jan 2012

Why do we need two threads on exactly the same subject?

  badgery 20:37 31 Jan 2012

Must refresh before posting!!

  Forum Editor 23:20 31 Jan 2012

"Why do we need two threads on exactly the same subject?"

We don't, let's lock this one, and stick to the original, posted somewhat earlier.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

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