Tag Archives: Gordon Brown

Pareto approximately

Dr Gordon Brown thought investment meant expenditure of borrowed, fraudulent money. He “invested” copiously in the NHS amongst other places.  One aspect of it was the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). The concept was initiated by Conservatives to enable the current government … Continue reading

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Gold plated

So the unions’ day of action was a damp squib, out of touch with modern times. Why did journalists start reporting “gold-plated” pensions for public sector workers?  Is it because the editors and syndicated columnists invested in houses that “can … Continue reading

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Mythbuster busted

The TUC All Together Campaign Mythbuster doesn’t start well: “Myth:  “Government debt is the highest it has ever been. The UK’s debt has been much higher in the past, and it is lower now than it was during most years of … Continue reading

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