What happens if a council goes bankrupt?

This article is reproduced, with minor local amendments, from a publication earlier this week in the House of Commons Library, Full and unreserved credit is given both to them and its author, Mark Sandford, by Neil Wilby Media. In the run-up to the Government’s Autumn Statement, two local authorities, Kent and Hampshire county councils, wroteContinue reading “What happens if a council goes bankrupt?”

Would you buy a used car from this man?

In July last year I decided to change my car. The vehicle in use at the time was a much-loved, but ageing, Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sport. It carried a highly distinctive personalised registration plate that made it readily recognisable. Too easily, on occasions, as it turned out. The decision was made to buy a much moreContinue reading “Would you buy a used car from this man?”