The end of private public affairs?

The end of private public affairs?

Here at Connect we have been turning our attention to 2015, not just what might happen politically, but what it might mean for the business of public affairs.

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The Water Bill – what next for the water sector?

The Water Bill – what next for the water sector?

The Water Bill is expected to complete its passage through Parliament this week after a remarkably smooth journey. Despite constituting the single biggest reform of the water industry since privatisation 25 years ago, the only strong point of contention has been the absence of a clause allowing existing companies to exit the new retail market. Now, following the Government’s decision at Report Stage to include retail exit, even this potential hurdle has fallen.

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Lora Shopova
When yes means no – for Cameron and Miliband

When yes means no – for Cameron and Miliband

The Sunday Herald has come out in favour of an independent Scotland. The polls are narrowing. And finally, senior civil servants have been scrambled by Ministers to grasp the constitutional implications of a Yes vote on the 18 September. Read more

Lora Shopova
Budget Day

Budget Day

Connect Intelligence’s Budget 2014 briefing looks at the tough decisions that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has to make ahead of the statement that will be one of the last chances to deliver significant economic reform ahead of the next election.

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