Only the other day I said that we should all be shareholders. I say that partly because successive governments after Margaret Thatcher’s initial privatisation have promised that everyone can be a shareholder. The reality is that they are not. Depending on which figures you look at, only between 22% and 33% of Brits are direct • Read More »
We Should All Be ShareholdersAugust 20, 2022 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 1 Comment | Filed in: finance.
Do you remember when so many UK service were run by the state? I remember the gradual drip-drip sale of services, starting from the time of Margaret Thatcher’s election in 1979. It grew in the 1980s under “Thatcherism” and continued with her successor John Major, even when Tony Blair was PM from 1997 to 2007. • Read More »