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Paul Vallely: Another tear in the fabric of trust

Mr Brown has given political cynics fresh ammunition

There was one huge unanswered question in all the political to-ing and fro-ing this week over the consequences of Gordon Brown’s election-that-never-was. What most of the political commentators focused on was the question of what damage has been done to the reputation of the new Prime Minister. Did he dither or bottle it? Are the Tories now in the ascendant? Or was it not a matter of courage, but of sensible political calculation that will soon be forgotten, as events blow the news agenda ...

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‘I hope that I will be proud of the next thing I write’

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Exposed — the dangers of a group mentality

One year on, the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal reveals the risks of group norms, says Alan Billings  Read More

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