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"In Britain, no party is addressing the hard questions, or the big ones"

By Bronwen Maddox   April 2015

The party leaders need to be more open about their priorities and plans. © John Stillwell/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The British election campaign has been myopic, transfixed by the arithmetic of the budget. Anatole Kaletsky may overstate the case that the deficit doesn’t matter; but he’s entirely right that the focus has drowned out bigger questions, as radio interviews turn into a scuffle over whether a plan…

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