Spaceport Cornwall needs another £150,000 to stay in the game, as Richard Branson gets set for vital test flight next week

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18th July 2018 By Graham Smith The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Enterprise Partnership is set to spend another £150,000 to continue financing its “spaceport” ambitions at Newquay, even though…


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  1. “Last week Cornwall Council’s chief executive, Kate Kennally, insisted the project would not become a “white Elephant.”” Who is in control of Cornwall Council? “Pigs might fly” springs to my mind together with “Virgin” on the ridiculous. What on Earth is or isn’t going on in the Council chambers? Financially, Cornwall Council appears to be out of control.

  2. I don’t understand how Kate Kennally can insist that this will not be another white elephant, when there is no proven technology, not monetary commitment from Branson, no viability study, no meaningful market research and no business plan.

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