http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4616356.stm That , Minister , is the biggest load of cobblers I have read for some time. Now I appreciate I'm no Richard Branson , but how does that last sentence work? Surely an open explanation of costs, would enable competitive entities to quote in for the work or part thereof? Oh sorry, what was I thinking. Competition gets in the way of Knighthoods, Peerages and donations.