John Lippitt, combative civil servant who dominated industrial policy in the 1970s and later formed a swashbuckling partnership with Sir Arnold Weinstock at GEC – obituary

John Lippitt, combative civil servant who dominated industrial policy in the 1970s and later formed a swashbuckling partnership with Sir Arnold Weinstock at GEC – obituary

Published: 19 May 2019 John Lippitt, who has died aged 90, was an unorthodox, swashbuckling civil servant who dominated British industrial policy in the 1970s and later became a commercial negotiator for GEC in China and South East Asia. When in 1980 he was persuaded...
New IRA killers using the same old excuses

New IRA killers using the same old excuses

Published: 23 April 2019When the IRA commits a particularly unpopular murder, It has three main choices: brazen it out, deny it or say “Ooops, sorry” and if possible blame the Brits.The murder in Londonderry on Thursday night of my friend, the much-loved 29-year-old...

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