The Editor 

Political hot potatoes

John Hughman

Political hot potatoes

I have been deliberately avoiding the subject of politics in this column of late, mainly because there quite simply seems to be too much of it at the moment, and it is becoming harder to see the investment wood for the political trees. And what happens next on the political front is, quite frankly, anyone’s guess. Who a year ago would have predicted that Jeremy Corbyn had a serious chance of entering 10 Downing Street with a radical agenda of re-nationalisation, that Catalonia would be on the cusp of unilaterally declaring independence from Spain, and that the US would be engaged in nuclear brinkmanship with North Korea?

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