The Speccie has a nice piece suggesting that silver hair and dark eyebrows in a Chancellor is a leading indicator of recession.
Loretto is a good school, but it is noted much more for the foppish hairdos of it's boys, rather than intellectual vigour.
So, as a matter of interest which have been the best chancellors and which schools did they go to?
I've had lots of emails telling me its a stupid question as the answer is Geoffrey Howe. What he did, of course, is go against all those 364 economists who said he was ruining the country, and all of whom were proved spectacularly wrong. One of them was, of course, one M.King, he of the BofE Governorship.
Worrying isn't it?