Super Casino Bid Splits Parties - Monday 19th of June 2006

ENGLAND – As reported by the Willesden & Brent: "Labour is fighting plans to withdraw Wembley's bid for a super casino.

"A Las Vegas-style casino formed an 'essential' part of the previous Labour administration's regeneration plans for Wembley.

"More than £76,000 was spent on two impact assessments before Labour decided Brent should apply for the UK's only regional casino licence.

"…But the Liberal Democrats, the largest party in Brent, have proposed the casino application be withdrawn.

"And with a deal with the Conservatives, also staunch opponents of the casino, looking increasingly likely, the application's future is unsure.

"…This marks a change in the Labour Party's public stance towards a super casino in Wembley…"

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