Lord Lawson Loves France And Europe – That’s Why He’s Applying For French Residency

We’ve another of those hardy har har, chortle, stories as a prominent Leaver announces that he not only lives in Europe but really rather likes it. To the extent that he’s applying for the documentation to allow him to continue to do so post-Brexit. All that sniggering being along the lines of, well, if you like it so much then why do you want Britain to leave Europe?

The former Conservative MP has been ridiculed by opponents of Brexit for his eagerness to free the UK from the perceived shackles of Brussels while continuing to live in a mansion in Gascony, south-west France.

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The Teenage Scribblers At The Telegraph Get Interserve Wrong

Nigel Lawson did have a point as this piece in the Telegraph about Interserve shows. That point being that the newspapers, especially the financial pages, aren’t necessarily written by those who actually know how things work. A facility with words does not, alas, a great economist make. So, when those finance pages were criticising what Lawson was doing as Chancellor he dismissed them as mere teenage scribblers. A proof of which we have today:

A Scottish multi-millionaire who made his fortune as a dealmaker in the pub industry is spearheading an unlikely rescue bid for troubled outsourcer Interserve.

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