National Enteprise Board: A Case for Euthanasia

To the socialist mind a State holding company is both natural and a necessary concept. Since individual acts of nationalisation need both a Parliamentary majority and parliamentary time, it is the simpler route to control of the ‘commanding heights’ of the economy. Better still, once there is a State company it gathers its own momentum and supporters whichever party rules at Westminster.


John Redwood MP, Michael Grylls MP - Monday, 27th October, 1980