Evelyn Robert de Rothschild
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Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild is a British financier and a member of the Rothschild family.

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A Case for Devolution

(11) Comments | Posted 28 May 2015 | (21:26)

"It is time for you to take control of your affairs": so said George Osborne, launching the Cities Devolution Bill that is expected to feature in the Queen's Speech. The Chancellor is right. It is indeed time for power to be decentralised radically - in deed, as well as rhetoric....

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The Present System of the BBC Trust Is Out of Date

(0) Comments | Posted 10 March 2015 | (17:41)

The present system of the BBC Trust is out of date.

It is wrong to consider that an organisation be run by a trust as well as by a company that it is supposed to manage the business. It would seem perfectly normal to understand that the licence holders...

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(0) Comments | Posted 2 March 2015 | (10:50)

It is well known that today's world there are problems in the construction of the infrastructure in cities and elsewhere on roads that are now either having to be replaced or modernised. But the methods in which it is done seems to be old fashioned and out of date.

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(3) Comments | Posted 11 July 2014 | (17:09)

In 2008 the world suffered its most severe financial crisis since the calamities of the 1930s. Since then debate has raged over just what went wrong. Some blame greedy bankers, anxious to profit at any cost. Others blame banks' foolhardy approach, tolerating senselessly high levels of borrowing and marketing financial...

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(0) Comments | Posted 17 June 2013 | (18:54)

The news that came that the chief executive of RBS will stand down and yet no announcement for a new one seems to be something that troubles many people.

There is no doubt that the attitude to thinking you can control the bank from the political point of view...

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The Future for Capitalism

(65) Comments | Posted 28 January 2013 | (23:00)

Capitalism needs to be reconstructed or rather reconsidered in light of the successes it has had in the past, in order to ensure its future as the answer to the problems of the global economy today. It seems strange that everyone is discussing the difficulties of the economic situation without...

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Monetary Express

(150) Comments | Posted 14 March 2012 | (23:00)

I owe my life to the remarkable generosity of America's political system, which under legislation from Franklin D. Roosevelt, welcomed thousands of children from England during World War II. It is out of this respect, and out of a fear for how money is corroding America's political system, that I...

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Maintaining the Bank of England's Independence is a Balancing Act

(16) Comments | Posted 12 November 2011 | (23:00)

Earlier this week, the Treasury committee released its report on the accountability of the Bank of England with Andrew Tyrie, the chairman, calling for "radical overhaul" of the Bank's "ramshackle governance." It is undeniable that the Bank must take steps to improve its transparency. Regrettably, however, the report steps out...

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