The insanity of privatising the state

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,311 Sunday 10 January 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, The primary difference between state owned (nationalised) assets and privately owned companies is that state owned assets exist to serve a function, be it health provision, police and fire services, the provision of gas and electricity and so on, […]

Britains decline and the right turning their spleens inside out

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,174 Monday 10 August 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, In 1957 Harold Macmillan said, ‘You will see a state of prosperity such as we have never had in my lifetime – nor indeed in the history of this country. Indeed let us be frank about it – most […]