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Snail mail brought me today this interesting bulletin from Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber concerning the activities for 2014 of their External Affairs Executive, known to us as Dominic Beck: One wonders what experiences Dominic has to offer businesses in our … Continue reading

Dominic Beck and HS2

RiliLeaks was pleased to receive a contribution by snailmail, drawing attention to a story on the Advertiser website:

Delight at news of South Yorkshire station for high speed trains

Published date: 28 January 2013 | Published by: Tom Sharpe

Cllr Dominic Beck.

NEWS that the HS2 line would have a station at Meadowhall has been welcomed by business leaders.

Rotherham councillor Dominic Beck, Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce’s policy and representation adviser, said: “The Chamber is delighted.

Chancellor George Osborne revealed this morning that the preferred route taken by the £32 billion HS2 scheme would include a station in Tinsley.

Cllr Dominic Beck, Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce’s policy and representation adviser, said: “The Chamber is delighted.

“Infrastructure projects like HS2 create confidence, jobs and competitiveness, as long as commitments and announcements lead swiftly to action on the ground.

“This has been long awaited and we now have seen a real commitment from Government to improve connectivity through major infrastructure projects like this.” Read on……..

Our spotter raises the issue of potential for conflict of interest, between Dominic Beck’s membership of RMBC and his employment with Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber.

For someone so young (20 years) Dominic Beck has done well, but we still think he would have been better in the long run to have completed his studies first, before embarking on a political career.

Dominic Beck’s latest Interests Declaration dated 28 Jan 2013

Sign this petition to stop HS2. http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/45084

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce – Havin’ a Laugh!

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce, according to their website employ Dominic Beck as Senior Policy & Representation Advisor!

Seems incredible, as Dominic is still a boy, not yet a man! His education incomplete.

Seems who you know, is still more important than what you know, íf you have the right connections?