Category Archives: budget cuts

Fees, cuts and rises in pay: David Eastwood shows the way

  Smug In a week that saw Fernando Torres move to Chelsea for a British record fee of £50m, it was also announced that the Vice Chancellor at Birmingham University received a stunning 11% rise to his pay, bringing it … Continue reading

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>Bah humbug! No World Cup for England. Back to the protests then.

> What disaster! What a huge injustice and monumental failure of the system to send the 2018 World Cup to the home of football. What a blow to the English (British) economy. As the tabloids (and not only) are screaming … Continue reading

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