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Mark Latham

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London, UK
Associate Editor and Senior Staff Writer — Funds Europe

Associate editor with Funds Europe. Previously business journalist at The Sunday Herald, The Sunday Times and Handelsblatt Global Edition.

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Biography

I worked as a general news reporter in Scotland for several years before moving to Brussels to cover European Union politics and policy development for the newspaper European Voice, since renamed Politico Europe. After returning to Scotland to work as deputy business editor of the Sunday Herald ...

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@Scots_Woe_Hey @murdo_fraser @ProfTomkins Sadly my copy of the book is in storage many miles from where I am living now or I would answer your question. What I can say is that, when it was published, it was welcomed by political commentators from left and right for its objectivity and lack of spin.
@Scots_Woe_Hey @murdo_fraser @ProfTomkins I’d recommend this book, The Spirit Level, entirely drawn from objective and verifiable factual data collected from developed countries: https://t.co/OdgG84klgt
@Scots_Woe_Hey @murdo_fraser @ProfTomkins There is clear evidence that countries which have low income inequality and high levels of redistributive income tax such as Scandinavian countries have lower levels of social problems such as crime, mental illness etc compared with UK
@murdo_fraser @ProfTomkins UK has the lowest income taxes in the EU and consequently the highest level of wealth disparity. The extra 1p SNP propose is only a modest step in the right direction towards much needed wealth redistribution and a fairer society.
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Awards

Society of Editors' Regional Press Awards (UK)

2015 - Business and Financial Journalist of the Year
Shortlisted for Regional Press Awards for 2015

Esso Award for best report of a speech

2002 - National Certificate Examination in newspaper journalism