Monthly Archives: August 2012

I love the Coalition

It’s fashionable just now to hammer the Coalition government from all angles. The Telegraph tendency is almost as vitriolic as the Balls brigade. But I love the coalition, and in particular its economic policies. Forget the debt crisis. In the … Continue reading

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The incredible economy

The figures on the UK economy are becoming ever more incredible. Unemployment fell by another 46,000 yesterday, for the fourth successive month. A million private sector jobs have been created since 2010 (double the number of government job cuts). And … Continue reading

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Olympic spend #2 (old rockers)

I enjoyed the closing ceremony – despite the weird retro IOC eurobabble that kept interrupting the rock concert (did people who actually saw the sport bits of the Olympics have to put up with that the whole time?). Dreading Paul McCartney doing Hey … Continue reading

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Olympic spend

Does this table look familiar? USA China Japan Germany France Brazil UK

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