From the FT today: A bond to raise up to Â£360m for transport, schools and other local services will be proposed by a north london borough as it looks for new ways to raise money. The “Barnet bond” would provide as much as half the Â£733m the London suburb says it needs to improve its… Continue reading Bonding in Barnet
How not to launch a policy
Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that I have a particular interest in land value taxation, and housing and land reform more generally. I’m little more than an enthusiastic amateur however at the end of the day, and will happily admit to gaps in my knowledge. I have to admit for example that… Continue reading How not to launch a policy
What was bought for Â£10m and sold for Â£400m?
This, and other questions are answered by this excellent article by Ashley Seager, economics correspondent for the Guardian.