Sam Bowman's comments on the LIBOR funds feature in the The Times and the Wall Street Journal

Deputy Director Sam Bowman's comments on the use of LIBOR funds have featured in The Times and the Wall Street Journal: From The Times:

More than £450 million has been allocated, but not everyone is happy. “I am actually a descendant of people who were in the Battle of Agincourt,” Sam Bowman, deputy-director at the Adam Smith Institute, an economic think tank, said. “Using bank fines this way degrades the whole point of the budget and Treasury, which is to spend money on the needs of the country, not a £1 million commemoration of a battle that happened 600 years ago.”

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From The Wall Street Journal:

“I am actually a descendant of people who were in the Battle of Agincourt,” says Sam Bowman, deputy director at the Adam Smith Institute, a libertarian think tank in London. “But using bank fines this way degrades the whole point of the budget and Treasury, which is to spend money on the needs of the country, not a £1 million commemoration of a battle that happened 600 years ago.”

Read the full article here.