Honest Jim

Paul Davies reminds me to recount a story from my dim and distant student days. Back when I was a stude, Jim “trust me!” Murphy was NUS President. At the time, we’re talking 1996 here, there was a lot of talk about the Dearing Commission and the Tories’ threat to introduce tuition fees. Jim came… Continue reading Honest Jim

Boy George unnerves Merv

The annoying talking donkey hasn’t just been getting up Gordo’s nose: In a policy document handed to the Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank, in January and published yesterday, Mr Osborne raised the idea of removing the majority that the Bank’s staff currently hold on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). However, the Bank was… Continue reading Boy George unnerves Merv