Spot the difference

Royal Dutch Shell – third quarter (2004) net profits £4.123 billion City watchdog drops action against ex-Shell chairman Watts The main City watchdog, the Financial Services Authority, ignored the advice of its own specialist enforcement staff yesterday by announcing that no further action would be taken against Sir […]

Never knowingly oversold

My hon. Friend the Member for Plymouth, Devonport (Alison Seabeck) raised the issue of identity fraud. She is entirely correct. In 2004, an average of 50,000 people in the UK were victims of impersonation fraud. On average, it takes each victim 60 hours to resolve their case and […]

Expert Advice

What was the central plank of Blair’s argument for handing the police the power to detain terrorist suspects for 90 days without charge? Why, that it was was the police that had asked for this power and as the ‘experts’ they know best. Forget all the stuff about […]