The claim that the wealthy will pay five times more doesn't stand up to scrutiny
Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget would likely be described by Sir Humphrey - the fictional character from the 1980s TV series Yes, Minister - as “courageous”. In Yes, Minister-era civil service parlance this was shorthand for “could lose you the election”....
March 26, 2012 4:54 PM Read Full Post
Pharmaceutical company's old 'new' announcement raises questions
The £500 million investment by GlaxoSmithKline is undoubtedly welcome. It will create 1,000 jobs and is a boost to the important pharmaceutical sector in the UK. And it is a necessary boost for a sector that took a blow when...
March 22, 2012 1:43 PM Read Full Post