Corporate welfare General

Tata Steel: government offers a part-nationalisation plan

April 21, 2016

This is a report from the Guardian that summarises the latest developments on the steel industry. The Guardian reports that the UK is considering buying up a 25% stake in the business and offer other assistance (in the […]

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Many British farms not viable without EU support, says NFU

April 18, 2016

This is an important story on the potential impact of Brexit on British farmers. Agricultural subsidies may be trimmed, but they are as likely to be increased. Either way, farmers may not survive a Britain without generous subsidies […]

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Boots and the NHS…

April 13, 2016

A fantastic series by Aditya Chakrabortty on Boots. He carefully documents the ways in which Boots not only profits from general NHS prescriptions (fair enough) but how it has taken advantaged of other schemes that are used to […]