Opinion from Lord Digby Jones

“If it ain’t broke don't fix it” …

Published Monday 6 June, 2011

… goes the saying and I have yet to hear a good enough case, from a beneficial output point of view, to justify creating a wholly or mostly elected House of Lords.

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To AV or not to AV

Published Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Once the Royal Nuptials are out of the way we all get back to work after the longest Easter Break since the Schism, the Nation's attention will turn to only the second Referendum (in England) ever.

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At Five to Midnight

Published Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Visitors to my website cannot have failed to notice that my first book has just been published! Great excitement in the Jones household ...

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My five tips for George...

Published Monday 7 March, 2011

With all the problems internationally, from Libya to Christchurch, and with the major global pressures on the UK economy, it is easy and understandable to let the upcoming Budget ...

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The challenge for the top table

Published Sunday 13 February, 2011

My travels are giving me a privileged, ringside seat as the challenges and opportunities of globalisation take on a very human face. Let me share three experiences with you.

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Of Taxes, Inflation and Interest Rates ...

Published Tuesday 11 January, 2011

The three aspects of the British Economy that have immediate resonance in the mood and the pockets of individual and business alike are heading for the Perfect Storm over the next few weeks and the next five years;

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Strictly Business

Published Thursday 23 December, 2010

As UK plc splutters its way to the end of another year, Business should be raising a glass to some sterling efforts in some quarters and consigning others to the "nil points" category.

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Banging the Drum for Britain

Published Wednesday 17 November, 2010

There is only one way our Country is going to get itself out of our economic mess; we are going to have to trade our way out.

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Brazil: an opportunity we must not ignore

Published Wednesday 17 November, 2010

I have just returned from a fascinating visit to Rio and Sao Paulo in what is now the 8th largest economy on Earth; Brazil.

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Open for Business

Published Thursday 28 October, 2010

Time to reflect on two major announcements over the past few days. The public spending review of last week and the quarterly growth figures from this week.

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