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Prospect roundtable: green shoots, democracy and Europe

The points and questions raised at a recent Prospect roundtable

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The Dutch politician Geert Wilders. Among the subjects raised at Prospect's roundtable was the Netherlands' changing politics © Roel Wijnants

Prospect recently held a roundtable attended by leading diplomats. The meeting was held under the Chatham House rule and the following points and questions were raised:

—Will the US shale gas boom happen in the way people think? Not everyone is convinced.

—Are there any green shoots in Europe?

—There are few people willing to take on projects in the UK that require long-term finance. Companies are…

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