Mind your manners

By Jonathan Werran | 29 September 2014
  • Jonathan Werran

Out of all the many issues that boiled in the cauldron of the recent referendum on Scottish independence, vexed and intertwined skeins of constitutional, existential and economic destiny – the sheer anger directed against the political class stood out for many commentators as paramount.

Indeed, the BBC Panorama exposé of goings on in East London borough Tower Hamlets, the explosive ramifications of the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal, the slow-motion slew of reluctant resignations are, one fears, the start of a trend that will be replayed endlessly in localities over the next three years.

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