Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Recession Myths

No. 1: Recessions are good for your health...

November 2008: Tory health spokesman, Andrew Lansley, observes: "I've been reading up on the impact of previous economic downturns on our health. Interestingly, on many counts, recession can be good for us. People tend to smoke less, drink less alcohol, eat less rich food and spend more time at home with their families."

February 2009: Kentucky Fried Chicken announces it's creating 9,000 new jobs in the UK, while UK and Irish profits at Domino's Pizza rise 25% to £23.4m.

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