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Chris Huhne on Scottish referendum: “What is wrong with the British state?”

By Chris Huhne  

The poll tax riots: A key milestone in disengagement with politics in much of scoeity.

My first thought after the Scottish referendum is “what is wrong with the British state?” It is the question that needs to be answered before we try to fix it with a new constitutional settlement. My answer is that almost uniquely among developed countries the UK has been on a centralising trajectory since the first world war. Nearly every…

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