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Email of the day: Why we got out of the EBRD

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

26 February 2008 13:13

A reader vents about our European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) thread:

For heaven’s sake! The debate between Stephen Grenville and Peter McCawley about the public policy reasons behind the government’s move to withdraw from the EBRD misses the point. The real reason  — foreshadowed by Labor years ago — is to get Peter Reith out of the cushy, highly paid London job he was appointed to by Peter Costello until 2009.