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AN IRISH company is pulling the rug from under carpetmakers worldwide - thanks to a Royal appointment
There have been calls for an extension of the scheme - currently set to finish in March 2010 or until state funding runs out - to avoid pulling the rug from under a tentative car market recovery.
Steve Radley, of business group EET, said: "Failure to extend the scheme before a stronger recovery is in place runs the risk of pulling the rug from under the automotive sector.
Despite the Government's assurances Hips would speed-up housing transactions, it's the detractors who have been proved right, with the project pulling the rug from under an already shaky housing market.
Premiership action from Selhurst Park where lodgers Wimbledon, adept at pulling the rug from under the feet of title aspirants, take on Premiership challengers Arsenal.
Failure to extend the scheme before a stronger recovery is in place runs the risk of pulling the rug from under the automotive sector, damaging key supply chains and prospects for a better balanced economy in the upturn.
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