Monday, June 23, 2008
YOUR starter for 10. Who said: “The rise in inflation that we are experiencing today is a worldwide phenomenon . . . Indeed, on a genuinely comparable basis, inflation in this country has increased over the past six months by less than in the G7 as a whole.” It was Nigel (now Lord) Lawson, of whom we have seen quite a lot recently. He was speaking in June 1989 about the rise in inflation on his watch.