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What is Britain’s next move?

Scotland wants to leave the UK and there will be referendum on membership of the EU. Britain must decide what kind of country it wants to be

By Bill Emmott   June 2015

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Before the 2010 general election, David Cameron lamented what he called “broken Britain,” but quickly dropped the idea once he got into office. Now that he has won office again, such words promise to come back to haunt him. His legacy, when he stands down in 2020 if not before, could be to leave Britain truly broken.

It is universally accepted—for it could hardly be more obvious—that the triumphant and probably somewhat surprised Prime Minister faces two huge tasks: he has to craft a…

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