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Moon on a stick target will be met by 2015, insists Cameron
David Cameron’s flagship ‘Moon on a stick’ policy has moved closer to fruition with the successful completion of phase one.
“I am delighted to announce that the ‘Stick’ part of the plan is currently in its final stages, and will be unveiled early next month,” Mr Cameron announced yesterday. “Let that be a lesson to all those on the opposite side of the house who doubted this policy.”
The second, ‘Moon’ phase is expected to begin in 2012. It is being overseen by the newly-created Department for Innovation and Eccentricity, who have already begun a feasibility study into the two viable alternatives for attaching the moon to the stick.
“Basically, we can either launch the stick into orbit manually and hope that it reaches its intended target, which is the much cheaper option”, a spokeswoman for the department said yesterday, “or, which is more likely, we will be looking at a longer, more comprehensive programme of staggered moves to bring the moon closer to Britain.”