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Britain—broke by 2010?

By James Crabtree  

The two biggest stories in British politics: a likely change of government in 2010, and the financial mess it will inherit. Accordingly, two pieces in Prospect’s July opinions dig into both.

In the first, David Halpern, formerly a policy guru in Tony Blair’s strategy unit, unpicks how a future government will need to outsmart the Whitehall bureaucracy in search of something close to £90bn a year of savings. Mandarins will be none too keen on giving up…

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