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Gordon Brown is to blame for making bankruptcy respectable

Frumpy, out of date and not much fun – Gordon Brown and BHS go together in more ways than one.   A word needs to be put in about the role of the former Chancellor and Prime Minister in the collapse of the chain store this week.

Dominic Chappell – who must win this year’s business brass-neck award by attempting to buy back BHS days after it collapsed into administration with him at the helm — was perhaps not the kind of entrepreneur that Gordon Brown had in...

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