When is a scam not a scam? When it’s government privatisation, silly

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,211 Friday 25 September 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, When is a scam not a scam? When it’s government privatisation, silly. George Osborne sells us the idea that privatisation is more efficient, cheaper and provides better service, he might even believe it, but if so he does so […]

Lloyds shares scam, flogging us something we already own

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,064 Monday 20 April 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I see that you’ve come up with a canny election bribe, selling publicly owned shares in Lloyds bank to the public. I’m trying hard to understand this. This is different to privatising public assets like our NHS, public services, […]