If, however, this proves a three-week-wonder, a great opportunity for ongoing, intercultural effort will be lost and we are hopeful that those holding the purse strings
will look at ongoing efforts, some of which could quite successfully feed into school curriculum events under artists-in-residence schemes with the acceptance of head teachers.
Now he is telling our kings of industry and commerce that, unless we accept the euro and become full members of the United States of Europe with the Bundesbank holding the purse strings
, we are doomed.
Organisers believe the partnership approach is a more effective way to convince those holding the purse strings
to release money.
Maybe the Everyman's past will have to be soft-pedalled a bit, with eyes focused on glories to come rather than past achievements, and perhaps hardluck stories about how the theatre has achieved so much on so little might prove counter-productive, but the thrust will still be very much on convincing those holding the purse strings
how central a city's cultural life is to its wellbeing and economic prosperity and development.
The suspicion is that the planning application is nothing but a paper exercise, at least while the two men holding the purse strings
remain at loggerheads.
The problem is who will be holding the purse strings
If Paddy Kitson was the chairman of the economic development committee holding the purse strings
, it is strange that now most of the hard work is completed through the steering of Mr Goodway.
``The antidote is to break down the `Berlin wall' between health and social services and invest in prompt rehabilitation programmes which would, in the longer term, benefit older people and those holding the purse strings
Representing what is traditionally one of the first departments to feel the pinch, marketing managers will no doubt be having difficulty convincing those holding the purse strings
they will need additional resources in the New Year.
However, it's not long before his wife's fears are proven correct - the men holding the purse strings
of the firm are members of the Mafia.
As a Reds fan, if our club isn't rich enough to go it alone and take our Shankly Gates, Paisley Gateway, Hillsborough Memorial, Kop and packed trophy room with us, then something must be severely wrong with the men holding the purse strings
of the European champions.