Girl With the Dragon Jobs, Two

Can the government’s new social mobility tsar manage a piece of breathtaking hypocrisy on very his first day? Yes he Caan. Appointed by Clegg, James Caan of Dragons’ Den fame, says parents should not help their children get a job. Apparently they should “let the child stand on his own two feet” as “you don’t want them to feel as though they don’t have to make the effort”. Meet Hannah Caan, James’ daughter, employee at his private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw and on the board of trustees at his charity.

Don’t help your kids get a job, help them get two…

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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