POLITICS: What about the key issues?

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Any decent company conference allocates speaker time in proportion to the threats and opportunities facing the organisation in the next year.

Business investment (ie tomorrow’s jobs) has all but dried up. Many firms are planning how much of their operation will be taken out of the UK due to the lack of progress on Brexit.

Yet what did we hear of all this from the Conservative conference? Maybe our MP could be asked to report back, as the national media seemed only interested in plots, sore throats and falling scenery.

Dudley George,

Alnwick