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  1. May 28, 2012

    Wanless, banker and policy adviser, dies

    Derek Wanless, who has died aged 64, led National Westminster Bank out of a troubled period and during the 1990s brought a...

  2. March 26, 2012

    Rightwinger who saw risks of PFI

    From Mr Malcolm Levitt. Sir, Your editorial “The wrong route for roads” (March 20) is spot on in criticising yet another...

  1. August 2, 2011

    Hong Kong tycoon to buy Northumbrian Water

    Cheung Kong Infrastructure, controlled by Hong Kong-based tycoon Li Ka-shing, is to buy Northumbrian Water – the largest...

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 11, 2011

    Li Ka-shing revises offer for Northumbrian Water

    An investment vehicle controlled by one of Asia’s richest men has underscored its willingness to pay chunky premiums for UK...

  3. July 11, 2011

    Li Ka-shing revises Northumbrian Water bid

    A company controlled by one of Asia’s richest men has underscored its willingness to pay chunky premiums for UK...

  4. June 30, 2011

    LSE bankers’ stock falls

    Lost fees have become a reality for London Stock Exchange advisers now that the group has called off its merger with TMX....

  5. February 18, 2010

    Long-life Wanless

    Legal & General enters longevity insurance with a living corporate testimony onboard. Sir Derek Wanless , former Northern...

  6. October 5, 2009

    Call to bridge divide on social care

    Labour and the Conservatives need to produce a comprehensive reform to the big problem of social care funding, not the...

  7. October 4, 2009

    Call to bridge divide on social care

    Labour and the Conservatives need to produce a comprehensive reform to the big problem of social care funding, not the...

  8. November 17, 2007

    Northern Rock chief steps down as bid deadline closes

    Northern Rock last night announced the departures of chief executive Adam Applegarth and most of its board as the deadline...

  9. November 17, 2007

    N Rock chief steps down in board reshuffle

    Northern Rock last night announced the departures of chief executive Adam Applegarth and most of its board as the deadline...

  10. November 17, 2007

    Rock CEO quits as bidders line up

    Northern Rock last night announced the departures of its chief executive, Adam Applegarth, and most of its board as bidders...

  11. November 16, 2007

    Rock chief quits as bidders line up

    Northern Rock on Friday night announced the departures of chief executive Adam Applegarth and most of its board as the...

  12. October 17, 2007

    Blame heaped on Northern Rock chiefs

    MPs lambasted Northern Rock executives for alleged arrogance and incompetence, accusing the board of “clinging to office”...

  13. October 17, 2007

    Blame heaped on Northern Rock chiefs

    MPs lambasted Northern Rock executives for alleged arrogance and incompetence, accusing the board of "clinging to office"...

  14. October 16, 2007

    Charles Pretzlik: Mike Turner leaving BAE early

    Mike Turner is stepping down early – very early – as chief executive of BAE Systems. He says he will go next August, when he...

  15. October 16, 2007

    Rock chiefs twice offered to resign

    Adam Applegarth, chief executive, and Matt Ridley, chairman of Northern Rock, twice indicated they were prepared to resign...

  16. October 16, 2007

    Northern Rock executives face MPs’ questions

    Adam Applegarth, chief executive of Northern Rock, and its chairman Matt Ridley will on Tuesday appear in public for the...

  17. October 16, 2007

    Northern Rock executives face MPs' questions

    Adam Applegarth, chief executive of Northern Rock, and its chairman Matt Ridley will today appear in public for the first...

  18. October 11, 2007

    Labour denies move to free social care

    The government denied on Wednesday that it was “signalling the end” of means-testing for social care after Alistair Darling,...

  19. October 11, 2007

    Labour denies move to free social care

    The government denied yesterday that it was "signalling the end" of means-testing for social care after Alistair Darling,...

  20. FT Alphaville

    October 10, 2007

    Plender on the Bermuda triangle of British finance

    That’s the tripartite division of responsibility between the Treasury, the Bank of England and the FSA, of course, into...

  21. October 8, 2007

    Health to be biggest winner

    Health is set to be the biggest winner in tomorrow's comprehensive spending review - but with the NHS enjoying only half...

  22. October 7, 2007

    Health to win in spending review

    Health is set to be the biggest winner in Tuesday’s comprehensive spending review – but with the National Health Service...

  23. September 28, 2007

    Deferential directors need to stir up the boardroom

    By its own admission, Erinaceous, the property services group, was so distracted by bid talks earlier this year that it...

  24. September 27, 2007

    Deferential directors need to stir up the boardroom

    By its own admission, Erinaceous, the property services group, was so distracted by bid talks earlier this year that it...

  25. September 25, 2007

    Who is taking the lead at Northern Rock?

    Northern Rock is struggling to find buyers. European banks appear uninterested in the Newcastle-based lender. Meanwhile, a...

  26. September 24, 2007

    Who is taking the lead at Northern Rock?

    Northern Rock is struggling to find buyers. European banks appear uninterested in the Newcastle-based lender. Meanwhile, a...

  27. September 18, 2007

    Directors not quite ready to take a bow

    The line-up of directors on the board of Northern Rock would have lulled even the most bruised retail investor into a sense...

  28. September 14, 2007

    Sickness at the heart of the NHS

    For a former banker, Sir Derek Wanless seems to take a cavalier approach to spending other people's money. Five years ago,...

  29. September 13, 2007

    Notebook: Sickness at the heart of the NHS

    For a former banker, Sir Derek Wanless seems to take a cavalier approach to spending other people’s money. Five years ago,...

  30. September 13, 2007

    More, not less

    Sir Derek Wanless's report this week for the King's Fund health think-tank delivered some sobering reading for the...

  31. September 12, 2007

    Complete NHS reforms, urges Brown's former health adviser

    Ministers must stick with and complete the government's National Health Service reforms, Sir Derek Wanless, former health...

  32. September 11, 2007

    Diagnosis justified big increase

    In 2001 Gordon Brown, then chancellor, commissioned Sir Derek Wanless, the former NatWest banker, to justify big increases...

  33. September 10, 2007

    Warning on NHS funding consensus

    The consensus behind a tax-funded National Health Service could break down unless the service increases its productivity and...

  34. September 10, 2007

    Warning on NHS funding consensus Health reforms Think-tank study

    The consensus behind a tax-funded National Health Service could break down unless the service increases its productivity...

  35. October 30, 2006

    Bupa warning reignites debate on tax-funded health service

    Either a boost in private spending on health or new National Health Service charges will be needed if healthcare quality is...

  36. October 19, 2006

    Health spending to be reviewed again

    Sir Derek Wanless, the former NatWest Group chief executive, is to repeat his study of health spending five years after his...

  37. April 13, 2006

    Long-term care

    Elderly people should be guaranteed a minimum level of state-funded social care, according to a review of the UK’s social...

  38. March 30, 2006

    Enough tax already

    Gordon Brown is nothing if not predictable. It has been obvious for some time that the 2007 comprehensive spending review...

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