Non-Doms Not Dumb

BY ANDREW GIBSON Labour’s Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves appears to have mis-read or wilfully misrepresented a report to conjure up over a billion pounds for a Labour Government to spend, and the establishment press have seemingly been taken in. Country Squire is not so accepting. In response to the recent Autumn Statement, Reeves expressed outrage that the Government had not acted against “non-doms”, whom she … Continue reading Non-Doms Not Dumb

White Wednesday, Thirty Years On

BY ANDREW GIBSON Today, the 16th September, marks the thirtieth anniversary of the pound sterling’s suspension from the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM), an event that broke the credibility of the Major Government, emboldened the intellectual self-confidence of British Eurosceptics, and taught important lessons about the folly of large-scale state interventions in the economy. The episode also revealed John Major’s unattractive, low cunning. ERM membership was … Continue reading White Wednesday, Thirty Years On