ALEX BRUMMER: House falls in on Jeff Fairburn

Jeff Fairburn deserves some credit for stoicism. Amid a torrent of criticisms, high level departures from the board and barely suppressed anger from shareholders, he has shown determination to hang on to a bonus package that keeps on giving.But the lottery-winning Persimmon boss, Britain's £131million man, should by now have seen the writing on the wall.Instead of being viewed as a hero for quietly building the houses Britain needs, he is on his way to becoming a national pariah, bringing dis...