On Monday, George Osborne announced that the government is to sell off its 40 per cent stake in Eurostar before the General Election, raising up to £300m.

This must be wrong. It is a reckless and short-sighted decision which, yet once more, puts short-term gain over long-term income and national economic security.

Successive UK governments in recent decades have made it their goal to sell off as many British assets as possible. They have sold airports, sea ports and power stations, rail franchises and water companies. [Read more]

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