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11 December 2007

Amthony Barnett (London, OK):  I confidently assumed (see below) that Cameron's speech on the Union, his change of direction on the English question, his going head-to-head on the Prime Minister's chosen terrain of Britishness and his new tone - declaring that we need to "scrub out" the "the ugly stain of separatism seeping through the Union flag" - as well as the obvious importance of the issue, would give it some "headline" prominence. Woops, not a peep on the BBC news this evening. I forgot, it is the London Broadcasting Corporation.

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