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Dr Patrick Diamond, What’s wrong with political manifestos, and how to fix them

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The 2015 election manifestos have now been analysed and scrutinised. While much of the focus has been on the likelihood of these policies winning votes, Dr Patrick Diamond asks, “should we not be asking a deeper question about these manifestos: how far do they allow the country to actually be governed? Too little thought has been given to whether the policies contained within them can actually be implemented in practice.”
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