I'm glad he did the right thing. Free trade is like pregnancy - it can't be partial.
For those who questioned the British Government's desire to block GAZP you may note that it took somewhere between 3 months and 2 weeks to come to this decision. Compare that with the time it took to liberalize trading in GAZP shares.
Blair rules out blocking Gazprom Centrica bid:
Tony Blair has ruled out any possibility that UK ministers might actively seek to block a future bid by Russia's Gazprom for Centrica, the gas supplier.
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