TV tonight: Kathy Burke explores our obsession with money | Television & radio

Kathy Burke: Money Talks 10pm, Channel 4 The beloved comic Kathy Burke fronts this two-part documentary examining our peculiarly British relationship to money. Burke starts off by reuniting with her longtime comedy pals Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse to discuss the Thatcherite politics that provided the backdrop to their early sketches, before she goes to … Read more

Brian Ferguson: Treasury should end its obsession with public health spending

Brian Ferguson: Treasury should end its obsession with public health spending

By the government’s logic, NHS preventative services should have to show they will save councils money, writes the professor in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York and former chief economist of Public Health England. When the Treasury recently emphasised its need for data to allow “effective challenge” of how public health funding … Read more