Political consensus is needed for our survival

Our political parties need to recognise how serious this crisis is, and band together to solve it - regardless of their petty squabbles

9th October, 2010
Political consensus is needed for our survival
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Writing here last week, I argued that, given the depth of the crisis now facing the country, the time had come for an all-party political and economic consensus for the way ahead.

I also argued that we should now seriously consider forming a national government to take us into the next critical four-year period.

I’m not the first to suggest such an approach - but there are now signs that the idea may be gaining...

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