It used to be said that the purpose of good government was to create conditions in which business could flourish. It was up to the businessmen themselves to look after how we earned our living. The financiers, who moved in their secret, top-hatted ways through dark city alleyways into anonymous oak-panelled boardrooms, supplied the money for business and hoisted storm cones every so often when things were going badly.
KeywordsEuropean Economic Community Planning Committee Good Government National Economic Development European Free Trade Association
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