Has Britain really gone mad? It is now over a year since my last blog on the subject of brexit. I became seriously ill just after the referendum vote and so here is my response to what has happened in the succeeding year. In those weeks before the vote, most like me thought that it […]
It is time that the truth was told about public ownership and nationalisation. In 1975 the McIntosh Enquiry, on which I worked, found that out of 32 publicly owned corporations and companies just four were making significant losses. They were coal, which was running out, steel which had been starved of investment, railways suffering from […]
The Brexit world is Weimar Germany all over again. No democracy in sight.
Leaving the European Union will harm us all. Nobody seems to want to know why the Brexit supporters still argue about Europe when the case is lost.
The fact that there are over two and a half million unemployed adults at a time when we are one of the richest countries in the world is nothing short of a disgrace. That we are wasting the talent and efforts of so many people when we need to promote economic growth should be a […]
Everybody seems to have grasped that the banks are at the core of our problems today. They are too big and too rich. But most would admit that they do not really understand why.
This is a letter I sent to Polly Toynbee on 25th October 2011 after the debate in Parliament concerning a referendum on membership of the European Union.