Politics these days is a disgusting game of mud-slinging, filled with selfish people with selfish aims. I'm very glad I've retired away from the hustle and bustle of Whitehall.
Source: Countryside Alliance Magazine interview, 2006.
Young man the simple answer is: land, land and land. No-one gives up land. Ever.Munir Butt
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