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Only one cabinet member represents a southern English seat—John Denham, Southampton Itchen. (Fabian Society)

In 1958, the Royal Navy had 645 vessels. Today, it has less than 100. (The Times, 14th May 2008)

The British public gave more in 2006 to a single donkey sanctuary—£20m—than to the country’s three largest domestic violence charities—£17m. (New Philanthropy Capital)

74 per cent of London’s workers think about trying to find a new job every day, compared to 11 per cent of workers in the southwest. (Personnel Today, 18th April 2008)

A video of Barack Obama’s 35-minute Philadelphia speech on…

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