Lord Lawson

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Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England: Leave campaigners have called for his head on a plate, accusing him of “doom-laden” forecasts for the UK’s post-Brexit economy and for politicising his office. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Ardent supporters of Britain’s vote to leave the EU believe they are on the verge of another victory by forcing Mark Carney to resign as governor of (...)

UK shadow chancellor Ed Balls: “Why, in the five years since this government was first given information about how HSBC helped people evade tax, has there only been one prosecution out of 1,100 individuals identified?”

Oxfam Ireland is urging European leaders to make tax more transparent after the revelation that the HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland: chairman Sir Philip Hampton has said the bank would be ready for privatisation next year. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters

The idea of splitting Royal Bank of Scotland into a “good bank” – ripe for reprivatisation – and a state-run “bad bank” holding RBS’s toxic assets ha(...)

Former British chancellor of the exchequer Nigel Lawson: argues that Britain should quit the single market altogether. Photograph: PA

Twenty years ago, I was an anti-European. Today, I am a pro-European. The strange thing is that my views have not changed. I have always though(...)