David Blanchflower

Asa Bennett

Do Migrants REALLY Drive Down Pay For Low-Paid Brits?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Politics

There is a new consensus in British politics: foreign-born workers hurt the wages of British-born workers. Ukip, which came top of the European ele...

Osborne 'Couldn't Care Less About Diversity In The Bank Of England'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's failure to appoint any female economists to the Bank of England's entirely male monetary policy committee has been held up as further...

Labour MP Slams Osborne's 'Hand-Picked' BoE Governor Carney

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has been accused of political bias with a senior Labour MP describing him as "hand-picked" by George Osborne, after the Bank of England go...

This Stark Graph Shows How Osborne Failed To Reduce Youth Unemployment

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne promised in February 2010 to reduce youth unemployment as one of his benchmarks of economic success, in a target which he has so far di...

Ned Simons

Underemployed Workers Want More Hours, But Bosses Will Not Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics

Official unemployment figures are disguising the fact that a significant number of people who are in both full time and part time work are not able to...

Mehdi Hasan

'Premature, Self-Defeating, Completely At Odds With Economic Theory'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics

Three former members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) have launched a scathing attack on George Osborne’s handling of the ...

Mehdi Hasan

Mervyn King 'Not Interested' In 2008 Libor Rate Warnings, Say Ex-BoE Colleagues

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Politics

The Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King "wasn’t interested" in worries about the Libor rate when it was discussed in 2008 and has “key questi...

'Sir Mervyn Was A Tyrant'

PA | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King has been branded a "tyrant" by a former member of the Bank's key interest rate-setting committee. In an ou...