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Gordon Brown

Date of Birth: 20 February 1951
Place of Birth: Giffnock, Scotland


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Hard bargaining ahead on debt and public health

Gordon Brown Britain's prime minister during the global financial crisis of 2008 and a signatory to the letter contrasted the lack of coordinated action on the pandemic with the response to the banking implosion a decade ago...


Pig-in-a-poke or panacea?

As Britons have learnt from their experience of the Private Finance Initiative policy pioneered during Gordon Brown's term as Chancellor of the Exchequer 1997-2007 the bill for a new school or hospital does eventually have to be borne by the public and since it has been postponed it is far more expensive...


Welcome back, General

Apart from the Chatham House speech and question-and-answer session energetically chaired by a British former High Commissioner to Nigeria Sir Richard Gozney Buhari met former Prime Ministers Gordon Brown and Tony Blair and current Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary Philip Hammond...


Condé looks East and West

He is well connected as a former Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations a board member of Soros’s Open Society Initiative a former Vice-President of Soros’s Quantum Fund and a former junior minister in the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office under ex-Premier Gordon Brown...


Selling the state

Mortgaging capital investment The government wants state companies to partner with local and foreign private companies in imitation of the public-private partnerships of Britain’s ex-Prime Minister (and close friend of South Africa’s former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel) Gordon Brown...


BAE Systems refunds fraud

6 billion South African arms deal and we understand it was not on the formal agenda of this week’s talks in London between South African President Jacob Zuma and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown...


On the line to Zuma

First off of the blocks to congratulate Jacob Zuma on the African National Congress's win in the 22 April elections was British Prime Minister Gordon Brown...


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