The Silence of the Lambs

Brendan Donnelly

By Brendan Donnelly

In response to the gathering global financial and economic crisis, occasional voices, notably that of Frank Field MP, have been raised in the United Kingdom, canvassing the possibility of a national government embracing all the main political parties. Whatever the general likelihood of such an arrangement, there is an important area of economic policy where a de facto national government already exists in this country, namely the European single currency.

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