[LINK] Labor reversal on Telstra split

Chirgwin, Richard Richard.Chirgwin@informa.com.au
Wed, 12 Feb 2003 14:31:35 +1000


Personally, I think he got the chills when he counted the submissions. The
money industry was 100% against the idea. And of course, stock jocks and
merchant banks are the natural repository for telecommunications policy
expertise...

Richard Chirgwin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kerry Webb [mailto:blackdorrit@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 12 February 2003 13:14
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> Subject: [LINK] Labor reversal on Telstra split
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> 
> I sent a mild letter of protest to Lindsay Tanner about Labor's
> reversal of their stance on splitting Telstra.
> 
> He did me the honour of replying, saying in effect that there are
> worthwhile policy merits in the proposal for structural separation,
> but it would be costly and complex to do so.
> 
> So there, we are.  We won't do the right thing because it's too hard
> and it would cost too much.
> 
> Kerry
> 
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