Posts by Richard Berry

Richard Berry, researcher and blog editor for Democratic Audit UK, part of the London School of Economics

The Treasury’s depoliticisation agenda

Richard Berry

The appointment of a Whitehall ‘Chief Financial Officer’ is a symbolic gesture designed to further undermine democratic decision-making Apparently, nobody is in charge of the financial affairs of the UK government. This is an institution responsible for a national debt of over a trillion pounds, that owns the world’s fourth biggest direct employer (the NHS), has spent hundreds of billions … Continue reading

28 January 2014 by Richard Berry
Categories: Economics, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment