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Brown's ship not holed by Rock

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Brown's ship not holed by Rock. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (21 Feb 2008). Website.

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A Populus poll for The Times suggests that the public actually backs the nationalisation of Northern Rock. This flies in the face of what the media and the Conservative opposition were telling us. Chancellor Alastair Darling’s critics told us that the very word ‘nationalisation’ would make the public think of British Leyland and British Rail, the Four Day Week and high taxes. Instead it seems that the voters believe it was a tough but ultimately sensible decision.

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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 08:47
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2021 23:24

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