In for the long haul - When Chancellor Gordon Brown chose in 1999 to continue the Conservatives' fuel tax escalator for a further year, he was not to know that the price of oil was starting its inexorable rise. The results were almost catastrophic for the Blair government. Now as both the pre-Budget report and the oil price protesters' deadline loom, ministers are starting to fight back
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Public finance : the business monthly of the public sector. - London : Public Finance, ISSN 1352-9250, ZDB-ID 11697313. - 2000 (27.10.), p. 4
Opinion: Private lessons - The theme of the week - When the IPPR report on public-private partnerships is due to be published - Is the one likely to dominate Labour's second term: The extent of private sector involvement in public services. Tony Blair needs to clarify the contradictory views mouthed by ministers
Wintour, Patrick, (2001)
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