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Who will speak for England?

Sunder Katwala

2014 will be a year when identity matters. The solemn commemoration of the first world war centenary will be a reminder of much shared British history, for good or ill. The immediate decision as to whether Britons will have a shared future too is for the Scots to make, when they vote in September on…

Transport 4

The real reasons to value transport infrastructure

David Pendlebury

With the political progress of HS2 being closely tracked, and the recent output of the Davies Commission and the Armitt Review, a great number of column inches are being devoted to debating the future of major transport infrastructure provision in the UK. Some of the typical questions heard during this debate include: ‘How much should…