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The Treasury today: a devalued currency?

It has been the most powerful department on Whitehall for a century, coming back stronger from every crisis. But, argues the former editor of the Financial Times, in the age of populism and Covid-19, the writ of 1 Horse Guards…
Lionel Barber  

Europe grows up

The end of the Santer commission was a curious, even comic, event. It provides a historic opportunity to improve the efficiency and legitimacy of EU institutions. But it is neither a crisis of the European constitution, nor the time to…
Lionel Barber