About the Author
Sir Samuel Brittan is a columnist at the Financial Times, for which he has been writing since 1966. His most recent books include Capitalism With A Human Face and Essays, Moral, Political and Economic. He is an Honorary Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge; an Hon and has been visiting Professor at the Chicago Law School, a Visiting Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford and an Honorary Professor of Politics at Warwick. He has been awarded the George Orwell, Senior Harold Wincott and Ludwig Erhard prizes and was a member of the Peacock Committee on the Finance of the BBC (1985-86). He was knighted in 1993 for "services to economic journalism" and also became that year a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur.