I always thought he was in this position to fight for Scottish ends but he is just a placeman
put there by his Tory bosses.
Despite a flurry of calls and emails, though, the SPFL quelled what little uprising there was and voted to use Doncaster as their placeman
, a move which will continue to limit the influence of the longest-serving blazers.
In 2014 the Houthi militia and Saleh's forces seized control of the capital, Sanaa, and Saudi Arabia's new placeman
, President Hadi, fled south to Aden, the country's second city.
It suffices to say that of the five members of the TRA only the chairperson -- a retired judge -- was not a party placeman
. Placemen from EDEK, DISY, DIKO and Euroko occupied the rest of the seats.
BLACKBURN still have their own problems and it was noticeable that Venky's placeman
Shebby Singh Ven was nowhere to be seen during Appleton's unveiling yesterday at Ewood Park.
Siddle, the only placeman
locked in, scoffed at reports that Starc had already been earmarked for a rest before the team even trains together for the first time at the MCG on Sunday.
Plevneliev's veto of legislation passed by his own parliamentary allies (the president is widely seen as Borisov's Medvedesque placeman
) and the PM's apparent volte-face came after street protests by environmental activists.
But on the other hand, there is always a danger when too much power is placed in the hands of one person, quite likely to be a party placeman
Moreover, Taliban spokesman Qari Muhammad Yousaf Ahmadi told AIP Yesterday, (May 12), that Taliban attacked on two patrolling police in Ghor Ghorai area of district Khashrod due to which one placeman
was killed on the spot while other injured.
But it has emerged that the Treasury is attaching such stringent strings - such as demanding a say in the day to day running of the business under its placeman
chairman - that the company and its Indian owner, Tata Motors, are almost bound to have to reject.
"The Minister came across as an under-briefed, over-promoted placeman
trying to shift the blame for the fiasco towards the quango.
A wounded placeman
and a local were shifted to hospital.