Monthly Archives: February 2011

Baby boomers are big consumers

Oddly enough, this article has probably prompted the largest number of letters out of all the articles I’ve written. Most of them started with “Our generation is fed up with being blamed for everything…”

Full text is on the Sunday Times website, here, or after the fold.

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Tackling town hall misspending

I co-wrote this 2200-word feature for the Sunday Times’ Focus section, after writing a number of news stories on local government spending as the Coalition’s cuts came into effect.

(See: ‘Councils splash out on new HQs as staff numbers are slashed‘, ‘‘Slash and burn’ councils spare pet projects‘, ‘Britain in gloom as flowers axed‘, ‘Councils pile on tax by stealth’)

Full text on the Sunday Times website here, or after the fold.

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