It's vital we ditch this Government
Published 04/08/2010 | 05:00
Peter McCarthy (Letters, August 30) is perplexed by the size of the debt that the Government has run up, but there is no mystery really.
The Government adopted a policy of light-touch regulation, which we now see was in fact virtually zero regulation, and that allowed the greed merchants to gamble with the resources of others.
To fuel the madness, taxpayers' money was shovelled into the hands of these speculators through an array of crazy tax- avoidance schemes.