Steve Webb was a politician long on vision but short on execution and no vision of Webb’s was less thought through than the big idea that we should all have “one big fat pot”. 703 more words
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It’s not hard to spend a billion, not if you’re a nation that knows how to spend but finds it hard to save.
As Osborne found, a generation of planning can be unwound in a minute. 766 more words
“Where are all the pension people?”
Asked an accountant at #Accountex15 on Thursday. They were elsewhere listening to Steve Webb and Gregg McClymont looking back at the last five years, a neat metaphor for the pensions industry as another accountant pointed out.1,070 more words
The Liberals are more likely to be in power after May than Conservative or Labour
The irony of Milliband’s and Cameron’s obsessions with two party politics is that this country is now 1-10 on to have no overall majority in the next political term. 1,327 more words