Pensions: Thatcher’s vision is coming to fruition

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Society is indeed a contract. It is a partnership…. not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born”  Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France 1790 Pensions: Thatcher’s … Continue reading

Cameron’s ‘Predator State’ vs Junior Doctors

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RK on social media wrote (with a little editing): An item on the news, said that teacher assistants were increasingly being used to teach full classes, some up to 30+ hours. PCSO staff are taking over much more of the … Continue reading

Thatcher’s economics has generated ‘poverty in the midst of plenty’

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By Prue Plumridge Lord Wolfson, chief of the Next retail chain said recently that the national living wage could drive up inflation as the retailer would have to raise prices to offset the cost of the new minimum wage of … Continue reading

Boris Johnson and ‘Survival of the Fittest’

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The Manners and Morals of High Capitalism The only two things that were actually surprising about Boris Johnson’s Centre of Policy Research speech were: i)  That anyone should think that Boris’ avowal of 19th Century Social Darwinism is   surprising … Continue reading