Saturday November 28, 2020

Brown bides his time

Gordon Brown once said: “There are two types of chancellor: those who fail, and those who get out in time.”

26th March, 2005

Gordon Brown once said: “There are two types of chancellor: those who fail, and those who get out in time.” Brown is not without his detractors, but it would be ridiculous to label him a failure as British chancellor.

Under his stewardship, Britain has enjoyed its longest period of sustained economic growth for more than 200 years. But given that, last June, he became Britain's longest-serving chancellor of modern times - eclipsing Lloyd...

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