Reading Time: 4 minutes Who remembers Austerity? Who could forget Austerity unless they were a child at the time? David Camoron and George Osborne gave birth to the idea of Austerity after the Tories’ less than convincing election win in 2010 which resulted in a less than satisfactory coalition with the Lib Dems. Under the banner of Austerity they […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Following Gideon’s appointment as Editor of the London Evening Standard I thought I would offer him a scoop. Just to show him there are no hard feelings and to help him on his way to be a successful Editor. So, George, here it is. Stop and Search in England and Wales is moribund, it is
Reading Time: < 1 minute Way back in 2010 a small little article slipped through, almost un-noticed. Mervyn King, then Governor of the Bank of England felt that George Osborne and David Cameron were “out of their depth” You can read the article here Paraphrasing, he felt that they were presumably too young and lacked experience to be Prime Minister
Reading Time: < 1 minute NOT I have just read Peter Kirkham’s most excellent post, and rather than paraphrase or précis it, I recommend that you read it here. All I can say in response is that the government have not made me feel any safer at all. We’re going to keep both of our new Aircraft Carriers. Oh goody.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Osborne does it again, he really does have a total contempt for ‘ordinary’ folk. George Osborne is to start selling the state’s £32bn stake in Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss, telling a City audience that delay would be bad for the economy, taxpayer and bank. I know it was Gordon Brown who bought