It’s half price at the UK company sale!
Or at least it may as well be considering the flood of recent private foreign takeovers bids for UK-listed companies.
In fact, foreign private buyers have spent more on UK-listed business in the last eight months than they have in the last five years put together.
Business minister Lord Grimstone is very pleased about this, saying: “I like to think of investment as one of the most globally competitive sports and we intend to win in it.”
With sections of the NHS having been sold off over the past decade, we at Politics.co.uk wonder if there are any national institutions that may be excluded from the list.
How long until ‘The House of Commons, sponsored by Gazprom’ shows up before PMQs…?