Bernadette Meaden's blog

International Aid: It's not just corrupt regimes that are a problem

Increases in Britain’s aid budget have been typically characterised by the Daily Mail among others as ‘pouring billions of pounds of new aid money into some of the world’s most corrupt regimes.’

The case for publicly-created 'free' money

Every day it seems that Europe sinks deeper and deeper into a pit of debt, with one country after another finding the interest rates demanded on its borrowings climbing ever higher.

Telling the truth on Remembrance Sunday

As we approach Remembrance Sunday, many people may feel quite ambivalent about the increasingly numerous and elaborate ceremonies and media coverage, but be very uncomfortable about voicing their doubts.

You say ‘High School Musical’, I say ‘Mohawk Valley Formula’

When George Osborne first stated "We’re all in this together", some people were amused and thought ‘High School Musical’ I was chilled and thought, ‘Mohawk Valley Formula’.