Tesco spends 28MILLION on private jets flying executives around the world

Tesco spends 28MILLION on private jets flying executives around the world Retail giant's spending on private jets for senior staff reached new high last year Firm has spent nearly 29 million on private plane journeys since 2005Spiralling costs revealed after Tesco issues first profits warning for 20 years | UPDATED: 11:12 GMT, 24 December 2012 With its famous motto of 'Every little helps' Tesco has made its fortune by meeting the needs of cost-conscious shoppers. But the supermarket giant appears to have been less thrifty with its use of private jets for senior executives – spending 8.9 million flying them around the globe last year alone. Since 2005 the firm has spent nearly 29 million on flying executives to different parts of the world, according to information filed at Companies House.

Pay-as-you-drive Britain: Ministers set to approve plans to introduce tolls on motorways and A roads

Pay-as-you-drive Britain: Ministers set to approve plans to introduce tolls on motorways and A roads | UPDATED: 13:04 GMT, 22 December 2012 Radical plans to privatise the nation’s motorways and A-roads to create new pay-as-you drive toll roads are set to be given the green light by ministers, MailOnline can reveal. The aim is to pump new private-sector money into the nation’s crumbling road network in a bid to ease the growing gridlock log-jam at a time when cash is tight and raising taxes is politically unacceptable