Obviously, Student Loans Are Government Spending And Debt – Why Wouldn’t They Be?

The Office for National Statistics has insisted that student loans should, at least partially, be counted as government spending. Further, that the accumulation of...

Severn Bridge Tolls Scrapped – But Why Shouldn’t People Pay To Go To Wales?

The tolls on the Severn Bridges are about to be scrapped, ending an 800 year old tradition - that entering or leaving Wales be...

Behold The Power Of Unions – Tube Drivers On £100,000 On Automatic Trains

That unions exist is true, that they are indeed an expression of the collective power of the workers is also true. But there's a...

Remarkable Evidence Of Welfare State Working – 130,000 Children In Temporary Accommodation For Christmas

Here's a story to warm the cockles of even Scrooge's heart as we contemplate the 130,000 children who will be in temporary accommodation this...

Government Admits Incompetence – Investor Golden Visas Suspended Over Money Laundering

This is an interesting admission from the current UK government - they're incompetent. They've decided that the investor golden visa system must be suspended...

Food Banks Are A Great Conservative Success Story – Why Wouldn’t They Celebrate Them?

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, the darling young thing that she is, seems to believe that State incompetence is a new thing. That it's only in...

The Mail Gets Confused About Inflation Rates – Quelle Surprise

Our newspapers are written by those who failed maths GCSE and thus had to make do with pursing an arts degree instead. Given this...

There Is No Austerity In The UK – Tax Take At 50 Year High

There are a number of different possible definitions of austerity in the economic sense and the truth is that the UK does not enjoy...

Smart Meters – Given What Government Does Why Do We Want More Of It?

You don't have to look far to find those who think we should have more government. It's perhaps only the last 10% of the...

Student Loans – If All Government Were Run By Opportunity Cost We’d Have Very...

The Public Accounts Committee has castigated the government for the sell off of the student loan book. Apparently it could have received very much...
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