Business 9 April 2013 HBOS: “He played along with this Alice in Wonderland economics and the taxpayers are now footing the bill” Business quote of the day. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Labour MP John Mann, calls for John Griffith-Jones’ resignation after he failed to spot huge losses at HBOS in his role as chairman of KPMG. “He played along with this Alice in Wonderland economics and the taxpayers are now footing the bill.” › Reviewed: Dinner with Lenny - the Last Long Interview with Leonard Bernstein by Jonathan Cott ohn Griffith-Jones failed to spot huge losses at HBOS. Photograph: Getty Images Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!