ScottishPower’s 8.6% price hike is a relief – well it would be, wouldn’t it!

The day after Npower beat the government into submission with a record-breaking 10.9% price hike, ScottishPower eases the pressure down to a modest 8.6%. Well they would do wouldn’t they? Npower‘s shock-and-awe attack had already won the Big Six campaign. Any more would only add insult to injury and risk drawing attention to the ¬£8.5m … Continue reading ScottishPower’s 8.6% price hike is a relief – well it would be, wouldn’t it!

Don’t worry about Russell Brand, worry about Jeremy Paxman

Watching Jeremy Paxman interview Russell Brand last night my first thought was that Paxman has way too much of that laconic Oxbridge arrogance the BBC thinks made Britain great, and Brand has way too much of that street-smart¬† wit and charisma the BBC posh boys really hate. But the more I thought about it “in … Continue reading Don’t worry about Russell Brand, worry about Jeremy Paxman