James Roberts

James Roberts is a Liverpool city councillor and a member of the Fabian Society’s executive committee.

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A letter from Hong Kong

James Roberts

I first visited Hong Kong in 2006 and was greatly impressed by the glamour and buzz of the city but also by the warmth of the welcome I received from the students at Hong Kong City University who I spent time with. There was a real sense of optimism and that while Hong Kong’s future…

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Powering ahead?

James Roberts

On 5th November 2004, the result of the referendum on the introduction of a regional assembly for the north east was announced: 77.93 per cent against. With that resounding defeat, the New Labour project to ensure symmetric devolution in the UK was dead. The introduction of regional assemblies for the non-London regions of England had…