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The changing face of Britain

With parliament hanging in the balance and Europe gently melting into crisis, what does an incoming government need to know? Having spent much of the last month in consultation with eminent statisticians and wise wonks for this month’s feature on how Britain changed under Labour since 1997, here are a few points that any incoming government might ponder.

Everyone agrees that British businesses will be the engine of any economic recovery, yet looking at the percentage of total lending…

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