Politics 14 March 2013 “We have a political class in the tradition of the interested amateur" Business quote of the day. Print HTML John Longworth, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, voicing his concerns at their annual conference this morning. “We have a political class in the tradition of the interested amateur, in many cases having little or no experience of business, and who have generally never run anything.” › Leveson is dead - business as usual will continue Photograph: Getty Images Subscribe More Related articles Chinese loan sharks are using nudes as collateral. Is this the grim future of revenge porn? Tea Leavers and Champagne for Remain: what your shopping basket says about your EU stance “I’m a big boy”: What happened when MPs grilled Philip Green about the BHS scandal?