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Federalism could work here, too

"Given how close we came to losing the Union, we ought to have the courage to choose the more radical option"

By John Law  

Is a federal system the best option for Britain?

Since September’s independence referendum in Scotland, the Labour and Conservative parties have descended into an unseemly spat, each appearing to prioritise its own narrow interest above the national interest. This is, in part, understandable: for what is at stake is nothing less than their ability to control the principal legislature of the country—the raw stuff of political power. While the Conservatives saw a tactical opportunity to gain a near-permanent majority on…

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