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Will Hutton: how to fix Britain

A new narrative is needed to combat inequality and cut the deficit

By Will Hutton   April 2015

While German company Siemens is building spaceships, its British counterparts are long dead. © NASA

This is a response to Ferdinand Mount’s critical review of Hutton’s latest book

Britain is moving into uncharted economic and political waters. This May’s general election is likely to deliver another result in which again neither of the two main parties command a parliamentary majority—a degree of political stalemate unmatched in modern times. Representation of both in Scotland is likely to be minimal,…

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