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No 10’s cry for unity

David Cameron is seeking private talks with Ed Miliband about how to save the Union, Prospect has learned. No 10 has asked the office of the leader of the opposition to name a date for a high-level, cross-party discussion to see off Alex Salmond’s bid for a “yes” vote in a Scottish independence referendum in 2014. A Downing Street aide says there are fears that Miliband, though anti-separation, is reluctant to help the prime minister secure the legacy of saving the Union.

Treasured at the Treasury

Will Sajid Javid, the Conservative MP for Bromsgrove and…

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