Am I missing something or is this right? City advisers claimed Royal Mail was worth 67 per cent less than it actually is now. They — or their colleagues — bought shares at this low price. They have since — collectively — made £30 million. In the developing world this story would be slammed as blatant corruption. Here we are told this is ‘standard practice’ and it wasn’t corruption because of barriers that prevent conflict of interest. It makes more salient, the view of comedian Russell Brand of the insoluble ‘inequality and iniquity’ in British society.