Daily Archives: September 11, 2013

Wise virgins, foolish virgins

Here is the text of a letter which I am sending to a couple of my favourite economists. Gentlemen: I wonder if you can help me with an economic question which you are probably better able to answer than me.  … Continue reading

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My Plenary Speech Sept 10th 2013

Mr. President, The European Council is at least seeking to exercise some budgetary restraint.  Meantime we in this House call on our voters for austerity, while we ourselves practise extravagance. €200 million to commute to Strasbourg.  €150 million for Mr. … Continue reading

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