Britain is going through a difficult time, when its sustained ability to punch above its weight, economically and diplomatically, is ebbing. The end of irrational exuberance found the country ill at ease with itself, with rising inequalities and unhealthy nationalism, just when it needs to eat a slice of humble pie and be fleet-footed in recognising that many of the traditional pillars of its strengths are collapsing. The need is to recognise other supports and partners and find a new common purpose after the pandemic. I live in hope.

on the right track

My debut, I think, in a green magazine (p8), writing about the move from reliance on grants from government to get things done, towards the need for recyclable investment; easy to say, hard to do. Discovered, on the back page, that their new chief economist is an old colleague from the ecb...

Attached File: Inside Track.pdf