When rumors reach him that funding for the program is going to be cut and that the politicians who hold the purse strings
have ties to his former workplace, the opportunity to retaliate is too promising to pass up.
Alan Simpson: "If our kids are starving during school holidays, the goverment are to blame, they hold the purse strings
Yes, they have all the power and hold the purse strings
Because they hold the purse strings
to the Welsh Assembly.
With elections in May voters can let politicians know what we think about how those who hold the purse strings
look after our health care.
Economic policy may have a growing role in promoting sustainable food production, but those who hold the purse strings
need to be persuaded on agroeco's profitability, observes Danielle Nierenberg, co-founder of FoodTank: The Food Think Tank (www.
While companies face an element of pressure in terms of access to cash for investment, with banks continuing to hold the purse strings
tightly, the north Sea continues to perform well, with only a little over half its resource having been exploited to date.
Those who hold the purse strings
at the station have decided the likes of Twitter and Facebook are adequate as forums for public debate, and have cited dwindling audience figures as a reason for axing the phone-in.
Alan Holmes, project director for NEA2F, said: "Young and ambitious businesses will have the opportunity to put their business plans in front of the people who hold the purse strings
In many households they hold the purse strings
and feel the pinch more acutely over childcare support and other benefit changes.
Did you hold the purse strings
too tight and try to sell Steven Gerrard?
We are waiting to hear from Celtic's board about the final decision because they hold the purse strings
I suppose I am also dreading having to hold the purse strings
when we do get married.
The Tory and LibDem government are telling us a lot about how all General Practitioners are to hold the purse strings
for their patient's entire treatment in the NHS.
Think-tank Civitas said the "only possible justification" for restructuring could be that "GPs will be universally and significantly better" at it than primary care trusts (PCTs) who currently hold the purse strings