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Disgraced Carillion chief now director of firm in charge of inspections at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.


Carillion, the construction firm that provides services for schools, prisons and hospitals, has crashed into liquidation this Monday morning. But where is the man responsible for the Carillion debacle?



Carillion – the firm handed millions in contracts by the Tories – has just gone into liquidation leaving thousands of employees and small businesses facing bankruptcy and redundancy.

In July last year, the man responsible for the debacle – incompetent former Group Chief Executive of Carillion Richard Howson – stood down and seemingly disappeared on the same day the company’s disastrous finances were revealed.

But only after paying himself £1.5 million in pay and tens of thousands in bonuses and perks and leaving the firm with a massive £800 million pension deficit and debts of £1.4 billion of course:



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So where is Howson now?

Locked up in a monastery somewhere, contemplating his failures and atoning for his sins?

Surprise surprise.

Here he is, hidden away as a new director of engineering and technical services company Wood Group:



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Wood Group has just won a lucrative contract to carry out inspections at the UK government’s new Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant:



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Plus ça change …

Nothing changes in Tory Britain.🔷



(This piece was first published on Pride's Purge.)


(Cover: Dreamstime / Joseph Golby - Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station Somerset, UK.)


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