The Great Debate UK

What European election campaign?

June 4, 2009

Richard WhitakerRichard Whitaker is a lecturer in European politics at the University of Leicester, UK. The opinions expressed are his own. –

The economy: reasons to be miserable

June 2, 2009

Laurence CopelandLaurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School. The opinions expressed are his own. –

A reality check from Standard & Poor’s

May 21, 2009

REUTERS— Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own —

Standard & Poor’s could have chosen a better day to kick the British economy, by placing the UK onto “negative outlook”, the usual precursor to a downgrade of S&P’s rating of an issuer’s debt.

Lloyds’ Blank cheque

May 18, 2009

REUTERS– Margaret Doyle is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own —

The causes of the crash

May 15, 2009

philip-boothhighres3– Philip Booth is editorial and programme director at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He is editor of “Verdict on the Crash,” a new book available from the IEA. His opinions are his own. –

The quantitative easing conundrum

May 13, 2009

adriankidd2– Adrian Kidd is financial planner at Unleash Advice. He was voted 50th Most Influential IFA in the UK by Professional Adviser magazine 2008. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Budget boost for savers

April 24, 2009

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–Fay Goddard is chief executive of the Personal Finance Society. The opinions expressed are her own.–

Part-paid gilts should return

April 23, 2009

REUTERS— Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

LONDON, April 23 (Reuters) – The UK Government needs to raise four billion pounds a week, every week, in the financial year to next April, to bridge the gap between its tax income and its spending.

Darling gambles with Britain’s credit

April 23, 2009

REUTERS— Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. Christopher Fildes is a guest columnist. The opinions expressed are their own —