Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling Architects of the UK financial crisis of 2007

Various reports seeking to identify and analyse events contributing to the financial crisis in the UK of 2007-8, said, with clarity that the financial collapse was entirely avoidable. The, “billionaire bankers of finance” and the UK Treasury charged with stewardship of our financial systems had persistently ignored warnings and declined to raise questions so thatContinue reading “Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling Architects of the UK financial crisis of 2007”

Flipper Darling – A Disaster

Surprise resignation Without explanation, Alistair Darling recently stepped down from the body which represents lawyers, (Faculty of Advocates) with whom he had been admitted to practice as an advocate before the Courts of Scotland. Although he had proudly retained his membership of the Faculty long after he gave up practicing law, he may well haveContinue reading “Flipper Darling – A Disaster”