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Lock down the experts

The Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic was built by experts. Our governing politicians are in thrall to the ‘advice’ of ‘experts’, who have no skin in the game – apart of course from polishing their own credentials.  Lockdowns are becoming two hundred dollar solutions to two dollar problems. Neither of the Vallance/Whitty duopoly has any front-line work experience in the private sector. I’ll give you that Sir Patrick Vallance worked for GlaxoSmithKline as senior vice president in medicine discovery and development.   But I’m guessing the only cut and thrust of survival was more lab-based than frantically trying…

About Michael

Britain’s longest serving Business and Economics Editor, Michael Wilson is currently host of Jazz FM’s Business Breakfast. He is also a consultant to a major European news service company, along with a number of global tv start ups; a freelance presenter and business commentator, and a media trainer to global executives.

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On the air

On weekdays, Michael presents The Business Breakfast from 6am on JazzFM, reflecting the latest from the worlds of business and finance – both nationally and globally.

The programme gets reaction from newsmakers and City experts who comment on the most important financial issues of the day.