Labour MP John Robertson fumed: "This is nothing more than a slap on the wrist
when Ofgem should have made an example of them."
THE directorship bans handed out to four businessmen in charge of MG Rover when it collapsed with the loss of thousands of jobs amount to no more than a "slap on the wrist
", the former chairman of an influential business select committee said.
Yesterday road safety charity Brake described the punishment as a "slap on the wrist
" and insisted the law needed to change.
They are left to roam the streets without any care, and if they are caught then they only get a slap on the wrist
. It is society who has made youths like this, not cannabis.
However, I trust that translation to the rank of a golden-robed Past-Archdruid will not affect my eyesight, and so I shall keep reading his column, both giving and receiving a slap on the wrist
where and when either of us deems necessary
And time and again, we have reported how they have been given a slap on the wrist
by the courts.
Holding her five-month-old daughter Ciara, an emotional Mrs Egan said, 'They've taken away my little boy from me and all they've got is a few thousand pounds fine and a slap on the wrist
and they've all got to keep their jobs.
THE producer behind the BBC's Kenyon Confronts series, has blasted racing's regulators for giving trainer David Wintle "a rather pathetic slap on the wrist
This report and the mere slap on the wrist
Moreover, the Appellate Term's analysis puts some teeth into an owner's remedy which has, all too often, been reduced to nothing more than a slap on the wrist
. Frequently, owners have been forced to bear the time and expense of bringing tenants to court based upon their failure to renew, only to have the court vitiate the owner's rights by creating extended renewal period for the tenant.
JEFF BURTON, Stockton | | | THERE isn't a day goes by when we don't read an article in the Gazette or national newspapers about crimes being committed and the low-lifes have got off with it or been given a slap on the wrist
with a community sentence.
What good does it do for the police to arrest yobs and when they go to court they are let off with little more than a slap on the wrist
? Let us see a government take firm steps and clean up our society.