After that, it was requisitioned by the Army during the Second World War, when the grounds were used as an experimental station for smoke-screen
The inquiry to see what to do with education in Cardiff is a smoke-screen
. It's obvious the Lib Dems intend to close schools, they just haven't got the guts to say so.
This idiotic scheme is yet another smoke-screen
to detract from the fact that immigration has tripled in the past five years and is now out of control.
Despite an official smoke-screen
, it is obvious that those in power are thinking seriously about the unthinkable.
This was the perfect smoke-screen
. One sympathises with any serious actress confused between being conned into performing for a pervert's private enjoyment and a real audition for, say, appearing in S4C's deeply sad sex guide, Tabw.
Current proposals for a form of proportional representation represent nothing more than a fig-leaf (or smoke-screen
) for the continuing shenanigans.
Renaming the island is another MoD smoke-screen
as far as we veterans are concerned.
One man, who asked not to be named, said: "I think this welfare and care stuff is just a smoke-screen
. They haven't got the bottle to do anything about it so they're just covering up.
Unless, of course, it is all just a public relations smoke-screen
- making him look tough when, in actual fact, he has just given the cops powers they already had.
"This is a cynical smoke-screen
," Blaenau Gwent MP Llew Smith insisted last night.
But beneath the smoke-screen
, however, O'Neill is considering the pounds 1.5million-a-year lure from north of the border.
Injuries have thrown a smoke-screen
around the Italian's preparations.