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EVAN DAVIS ON TANNOY: With no apologies for any

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inconvenience caused, the delayed arrival of a Government

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decision on Heathrow is at last due any day now.

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The signs appear to suggest that Heathrow will get

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But that could be the beginning of an argument, not the end of one.

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If we go down the Heathrow route, it won't be delivered.

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There are four very powerful councils, joined by a number

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of others, I understand, today, who are going to put a lot

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of resources into taking the government to court on noise

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There are planning risks which are unique to Heathrow.

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Also tonight: Footballer Ched Evans walks from court acquitted of rape,

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but apologising to anyone affected by his actions on that

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We'll ask what sort of strange culture it is that gets young

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footballers into such trouble with sex and alcohol.

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And have a look at this cute little courier bot.

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A breakthrough in home delivery, or a machine to destroy jobs?

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I think we should think on taxing robots.

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Because someone has to pay for our normal life,

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for the infrastructures, for the services that governments

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If you think Brexit is controversial, there's one other

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national issue that has been paralysingly divisive for years -

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For that long, we've been dodging a decision on where to build extra

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But any day now, it seems a decision will come.

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The mood music suggests Heathrow will get a third runway.

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The Airports Commission supported that option last year,

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and Brexit has added a certain energy to some of the arguments.

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You see, it's all about infrastructure now,

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and reaching out to the world, as Adam Parsons reports.

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1968, and Britain's love affair with air travel is blooming. So much so

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that an inquiry is setup to decide where to build a third London

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airport. 48 years later, we still haven't decided where an extra

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runway might go. But we do have lots of protesters. But while we struggle

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Well, runway while we struggle with where to put one runway,

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China is currently building 30 new airports and

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But maybe it's not fair to just look at China.

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Major global transport projects always take a long time to get off

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The world's longest cable bridge, AVE - Spain's railway network,

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Portman Bridge in Vancouver, Copenhagen Metro, the Milan-Bologna

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high-speed railway - just a few extremely large

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construction projects that appear to have been finished in the time

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we've been wringing our hands about an airport runway.

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so, why have we spent decades debating runways that never get

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built? This is where it all began, the picturesque Buckinghamshire

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village of Stukeley. Back in 1987 after two years of deliberation, the

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inquiry decided that Britain's new mega airport should be built right

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here. Well, this is the original paperwork for the airport. It is in

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the red box there. You can see more detail on this plan. There no fewer

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than four different runways were proposed, including the demolition

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of three different villagers. Including this one, Stukeley and its

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Norman church. This whole plan caved in under huge pressure in the early

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70s. And 45 years later, we're still waiting for one let alone four. This

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is the memorial .my the airport plan foundered on the back of fierce

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local protests. They planted a wood and built a on court shaped memorial

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-- a Concorde shape the memorial. In a parallel universe we have been in

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the middle of Britain's biggest airport, but we are not, we won the

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campaign. When you threaten peoples homes and way of life, they are

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looking to how they can defend that, they use every method possible. They

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use the law to start with an public enquiries. The use getting public

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opinion behind them, and then as a last ditch they need to protect

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their homes themselves, and they would have done it. With what? Well,

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the leaflets going round were about petrol bombs and bows and arrows.

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Tempers have calm, runways remain on built. But there are clues the

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Government wants to start spending on these huge bits of

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infrastructure. To build an economy which works for everyone, we must

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also invest in the things that matter, the things with a longer

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term return. That is how we will address the weaknesses in our

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economy, improve our productivity, increase economic growth and ensure

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everyone gets a fair share. So, if we are going to spend billions on a

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runway, who gets it? It is down to Heathrow or Gatwick, with a decision

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expected shortly and supporters divided. Thousands of people had

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their lives shortened every year because of poor air quality.

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Heathrow cannot comply with those limits to which we are legally

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bound. That is one of the reasons why this will be tied up in the

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courts for years, whereas you just don't get those thing kind of

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problems with air quality and noise all with the practicalities of

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delivering the project, you don't get those with Gatwick. The question

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is, why try to build a new runway at Heathrow where you could build one

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at Gatwick in half the time with half the cost and tiny fraction of

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the environmental impact? Are you still convinced that Heathrow is the

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right place? I'm convinced, I've always been convinced. As we finally

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go away in a new global landscape, we need an international hub that

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can really boost and provide that impetus that this city the country

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needs. There is no better time. There's been lots of good times, but

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it to happen now, it has to be Heathrow. But Heathrow is surrounded

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by the constituencies of high profile Conservatives, including the

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Prime Minister, the Chancellor and the Foreign Secretary. Local

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politics affecting a huge national issue, they have heard that one in

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Stukeley. In Tory heartland, Heathrow is probably in Tory

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heartland as well. But I can't think how a Tory government would have put

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a major airport like that in the middle of their heartland. This

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field was once earmarked to be a runway. The airport that never was.

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A long way off jet speed. Adam Parsons reporting.

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Earlier this evening, I went down to the constituency

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office of Tory MP Zac Goldsmith, a recent candidate for the Mayor

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of London, and also one of the most trenchant critics of a proposed

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Does he think Heathrow's third runway is now a done deal?

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I wouldn't be talking to you if I thought it was a done deal.

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I think that Heathrow has always been the default

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position for government, not just this government

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but the last government and the one before.

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I think the reason for that is that is it was a monopoly

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for a very long time, the relationship between Heathrow

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and Government is really very close, to the point of being unhealthy.

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I remember last year, I was lobbying the Infrastructure Minister,

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a few months later he became the chairman of Heathrow.

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You had the head of the Department of Transport who went over to become

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The head of comms at Heathrow became the head of comms

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It is hard to know where Heathrow ends and government begins

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And that is why I think there has always been this lazy default

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But I think the advantage we have today, I really believe this,

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is that the Prime Minister has actually called herself

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a bloody difficult woman, and that is what we need.

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We need someone who is not just going to be spoon-fed her position

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by entrenched officials, somebody who is actually

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going to do the thinking, look at the evidence.

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And I think we have that in Theresa May.

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I think we have everything to play for.

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They have certainly let this Heathrow hare get

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quite a long way away, if they are going to

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I'm not going to pretend I would bet my house

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on the right outcome on Tuesday, whatever the decision is.

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Certainly, we have time to make the case.

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I don't expect people in Parliament to care that much about the noise

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I would love them to but I'm not holding my breath on that.

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They should care about deliverability but if we cannot

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deliver this project we are going to be entering

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the next election and we're going to squabbling

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You were prominent on the Brexit debate.

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You got the result you wanted on that.

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Many people say that actually, that vote tilts the argument,

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finely balanced as it was when the commission reported,

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tilts the argument in favour of Heathrow because it is a symbol

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of outwardness and, if you like, not a metaphor for Britain's

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hub role in the world but having a big hub airport.

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That, for me, is an argument in favour of going for

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Because Gatwick can happen almost immediately.

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No need for public subsidy, very few controversies surrounding it.

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If we go for Heathrow, and I am not convinced this

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is the perfect choice to begin with, but the choice to begin

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If we go down the Heathrow route, it won't be delivered.

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There are four very powerful councils joined by a number

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of others, I understand, today who are going to put a lot

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of resources into taking the government to court on noise

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There are planning risks which are unique to Heathrow,

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there are finance risks and there are cost issues.

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Heathrow's biggest customer, BA, has said this is undeliverable

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There is another post-Brexit argument, which is around

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the relationship between London and the rest of the country.

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If we're going to have an airport, a bigger airport, extra capacity,

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that suits the people of Birmingham or potentially

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the people of Manchester, the shape of Britain makes more

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sense when the airport is to the north of London rather

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When it is potentially on a high-speed railway line

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going to Birmingham or Manchester rather

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It just makes more sense, doesn't it?

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I don't disagree with that but then I don't buy into the argument

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We need a competitive competition sector.

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Gatwick was liberated seven years ago from the monopoly and no one

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can pretend it isn't a better airport today.

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It announced 20 long-haul routes this year, it will announce more

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For me, the argument of airport hubs is almost obsolete,

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it is about whether or not you want a hub and I don't think you do,

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Have you spoken to Boris Johnson about it recently?

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Because it seems as though the really big news for Heathrow

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in the last three months has been Boris Johnson is not

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going to be Prime Minister, because he would certainly have

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not gone for Heathrow, and he is in the Cabinet

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and he will shut up and be a loyal member and will not lie down

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I can make a prediction that Boris, under no circumstances,

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would ever vote for Heathrow expansion, nor would

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Both of them are very senior, very valued members of the Cabinet.

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I speak to both of them regularly, I spoke to Boris

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There is no wavering in his position and there is no wavering

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They may not be doing the media rounds, they probably won't be

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But their positions remain absolutely unchanged.

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If we get the decision on Tuesday, are you going to resign your

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You pledged to resign your seat and have a by-election,

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If there is a green light from Government, I will trigger

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The process of that, I would rather not go into now

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because it is not the story, the story is that we have two

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or three days left to try to kill this threat once and for all and get

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the Government to see sense, and that has to be my priority.

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The footballer Ched Evans has been found not guilty of rape

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in a retrial that ended today with a unanimous verdict

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It was a huge relief to him and his fans, and his fiancee.

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But a huge disappointment to many others, who thought the retrial

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was flawed in that evidence on the victim's character

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and behaviour was allowed to be submitted.

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But although he was acquitted, the events of that fateful night

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at a Premier Inn in North Wales were described in lurid

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detail in the trial, giving the court a window

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on an unseemly world in which some young footballers reside.

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It was conspicuous that in his statement after the trial,

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read by his lawyer, Ched Evans did feel it appropriate to apologise.

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Thanks go too to my friends and family.

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Who chose, perhaps incredibly, to support me in my darkest hour.

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Whilst my innocence has now been established, I wish to make it clear

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that I wholeheartedly apologise to anyone who might have been

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affected by the events of the night in question.

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Someone who knows a thing or two about the temptations and excesses

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of footballers is the the actress, EastEnders star, singer

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and author Michelle Gayle, who was married to footballer

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Mark Bright for ten years and who has written on this

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subject in her book, Pride And Premiership.

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The evening. You had a kind of window onto the culture that Ched

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Evans was living in with his mates. Did you recognise that culture?

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Absolutely recognise it. It's hard to explain what it's like as a

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female, a very pro-female person, to have been going out with a

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footballer on a night out, and see behaviour of females that you find

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disconcerting. And it's something that made me write the book, in

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fact, because I was told when I was inspired to write the book that one

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year in careers advice meetings, 60% of girls said that they wanted to

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beat a Wag. When you go -- but they wanted to be a Wag. There are

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certain number of girls who basically make themselves very

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readily available. I think it will warp the view of women for those

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footballers. And this is the culture that is manifesting itself here and

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now. They get confused? They have a very

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warped view of females and what females want from them.

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Consequently, because I have known so many footballers, a lot of them

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end up marrying their childhood sweetheart who knew them when they

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were nothing because they cannot trust... Are you using this as an

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excuse for the footballers and their behaviour? Or an explanation of this

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contorted world? It is not an excuse, it is just the reality and

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people can judge this however they want but that is a reality. What are

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girls getting out of this? Are they wanting one night were getting

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married or the money? What? I can tell you right now there are groups

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of footballers who say if you get these girls in this town, all they

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need is a pair of shoes. Groups tell footballers which girls to call when

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they go to certain times because you only need to buy them a pair of

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shoes, which is nothing for a footballer, and does disgust me?

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Absolutely yes. But we need to educate both sides of the fence. Is

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this unique to football? You have worked in show business, rock stars

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have had groupies throwing themselves at them. Absolutely. With

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footballers, it is unique because they usually becomes signed at such

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a young age, 16 or 18, there is a lot of arrested development because

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once they are signed up, literally it is very hard for them to evolve,

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they tend to stick to the friends they knew before they signed because

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they feel that as a safe haven so even if they travel the world, which

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should lead to evolving as a person, they literally stay 18 for a large

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portion of their life. And they have all the pleasures of teenage... And

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the same friends are perhaps have not travelled or had the opportunity

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to evolve and they keep with this very narrow warped sense of what the

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world is. What can we do? One would suggest that these are teenage lads,

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women throwing themselves at them and they have a lot of money, it is

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quite hard if discipline is not instilled to resist these

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temptations? Is adopted the clubs to say, you have to behave? It is

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absolutely up to the clubs to educate men. And it is also up to

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all of us to educate females that there is this massive grey area when

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it comes to sex and a lot of us do not want to discuss this, we want to

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make things black-and-white and this case is a prime example of a grey

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area. She is not a liar, is he totally innocent? Who knows? Can you

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prove 100% record was guilty? The jury could not. And he was found not

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guilty. Thank you. One way you can tell

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whether you are an optimist or a pessimist is to ask

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whether you think robots are going to make us all rich

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or rob us all of work. The technology of artificial

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intelligence is advancing, which means robots can do

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more complex jobs. For decades, of course,

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they've performed manual tasks But the white collar work

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in the offices upstairs This week, the Commons Science

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and Technology Committee told the Government to reboot

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its strategy for dealing Could we even have to contemplate

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making robots pay tax? Here's our Technology

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Editor, David Grossman. Little robots taking parcels

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and groceries to the front door. Due to start in Greenwich,

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London, next year. Up until now, the unpredictable

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complexity of the real world with its infinite variety of hazards

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and obstacles meant that the last It's us waiting around at home

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in a five-hour delivery window. It's so time-consuming

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and such a waste. Robotics and technology

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in the current day right now can There's no doubt that this

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coming wave of automation, of artificial intelligence

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and robots like this one, is going to deliver huge

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advantages to society. It's going to transform our lives,

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make them more convenient. But the question is,

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is it also going to bring us some problems that society

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is going to struggle to cope with? With delivery bots, driverless vans,

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warehouse robots and online retailing, it's possible for a tiny

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number of people to sew up an entire market that once employed hundreds

:19:47.:19:50.

of thousands or even millions. In previous eras of job destruction,

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when mechanisation chased farm workers off the land,

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it also created new and better paid And when muscle work disappeared,

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we moved in brainwork. But soon, the machines will not only

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be stronger than us, These are robot handlers,

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ready to take control if one of the delivery robots

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gets into trouble. The real worry is about how

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many of these new jobs One study estimates that 35% of UK

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jobs will be automated away in ten to 20 years' time,

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and the jobs that pay under ?30,000 per year are five times more at risk

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from automation than jobs that Research by McKinsey has warned

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that this transformation is happening ten times faster

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and at 300 times the scale Or, in other words, with 3000 times

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the impact of the changes that These sculptures are perhaps a good

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metaphor for how most politicians have reacted

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to the challenge, until now. One idea they're going to be

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debating here in the European Parliament next month is this -

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if job-destroying robots are replacing taxpaying humans,

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well, perhaps we need My proposal is that we monitor

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exactly what is happening on the job And if robots are taking over more

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jobs than new jobs are created, we will be, or most of the member

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states and the governors, will be in a difficult position

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to collect enough money to finance So, if this is the case,

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I think we should think Because somebody has to pay

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for our normal life - for the infrastructures,

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for the services that governments A company replacing workers

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with a robot like Baxter here would be relatively

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straightforward to tax. But this wave of innovation is not

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all about the physical world. Much of this revolution, though,

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is taking place out of sight - inside reassuringly familiar-looking

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computer cases and server racks. But these new machines

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are learning and thinking. And learning and thinking

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is currently how much of humanity This Berlin-based start-up has

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harnessed artificial intelligence to revolutionise the boring

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old accountancy profession. Clients of the service

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will scan their invoices But inside, the software

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is doing something extraordinary. Instead of human accountants

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looking at the documents, the computer is figuring

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out the figures. But then you have to interpret

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the tax and the system has to know, And where is the tax information

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on the receipt? And that's interpreting

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the information, and that's really in many, many areas

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a revolution that we're seeing. Is that a person crossing the street

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or is it just water on the street Can I go on driving,

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or do I have to stop? That's understanding,

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interpretation work. And that's also the work

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that has to be done here The system really needs to do

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the interpretation. At Smacc, they say this

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will lead to less mundane, more interesting work

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for human accountants. But again, the question

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is, how many of these We are progressing very,

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very quickly in terms of innovation. But we have no idea where

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we are heading, and And I fear that at present,

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both governments and the private sector are quite happy to rely

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on neo-liberalism and market forces and allow them to decide

:24:39.:24:42.

the direction of innovation Want to know where we could be

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heading as a species? Have a look at our

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friend Oliver here. Just a century ago,

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millions of horses in the UK could earn their keep

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in agriculture, in the mines, The fact is that for almost every

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job that horses once monopolised, today they are not worth

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their food and stabling. They couldn't give their labour

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away at any price. We can only hope that the robots

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are a little more sympathetic to us David Grossman. I'm sure all of

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these robots will need secretaries! You have to hand it

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to the well-known environmental activist and Guardian writer

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George Monbiot - he has always been He risked the wrath of green allies

:25:38.:25:40.

by turning from opposing nuclear power to supporting

:25:41.:25:44.

it, for example. Or more memorably, on this very

:25:45.:25:46.

programme he demonstrated how to cook a dead squirrel,

:25:47.:25:48.

one that had been hit by a car. Well, in his latest circumvolution

:25:49.:25:51.

he has devoted himself to a musical He's produced an album with folk

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singer Ewan McLennan called Breaking Actually, Ewan McLennan has done

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most of the music side of things and we'll hear a bit

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of that shortly. But first, George Monbiot

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is with me. It started because he wrote a piece

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in the Guardian on loneliness and it had more impact than you realised?

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It went viral and I had publishers saying, would you write a book?

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Great! I spent three years sitting in socialisation writing about

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social isolation! And then it struck me, I want to do something about it

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on something which engages before and brings them together rather than

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the solitary pursuit of reading and music does that better than almost

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anything. Is loneliness trending? Is more than there ever was? Is

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evidence? The data is poor quality because we have not used the same

:26:52.:26:56.

metrics across the past 50 years but the spotlight figures suggest yes,

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there is a massive problem and certainly in some age groups it

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seems to be escalating. It is accompanied by a huge amount of

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mental health disorders. Your theory as to what has caused that is to do

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with our economy and neoliberalism. To do with an individualistic

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economic ethos? That is part of it, technology has made big differences

:27:25.:27:30.

but we have dominant ideology which says, you are individuals, go your

:27:31.:27:34.

own way, be self starters, sole traders, self-made men and women,

:27:35.:27:39.

you don't owe anything to others around you, competition is the

:27:40.:27:44.

defining characteristic of humanity. That is how we should see ourselves,

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we are fundamentally quite selfish and other people are just a threat.

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These are things you have always criticised. Some other theories...

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The family is not what it used to be, the 1960s came along and we

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became permissive and consumer mistake. Do you attach any way to

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that? It is a mesh, these are not exclusive explanations. Those ones

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you mention reinforce the trends I am talking about and the push

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towards individualism. But whatever the underlying or major reasons

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might be for it, this is a huge problem which is greatly under

:28:26.:28:30.

disgust. While you could just be overestimating the problem because

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you are thinking about loneliness as going bowling together but they

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don't do that any more, they do other things, they are on what's up,

:28:39.:28:42.

the world has changed. Perhaps social relationships have changed?

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There is a difference between being physically isolated and being

:28:49.:28:52.

lonely, some people are perfectly happy on a desert island, it suits

:28:53.:28:56.

them. What loneliness it is a feeling of emotional pain that you

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get from being cut off from others so when people are surveyed about

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this, you see this very high proportion of the population that is

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lonely and that is a really big problem, emotional pain is so great

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for many people that they would much rather have physical pain. Hence the

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project. Thank you very much. I'll be back on Monday -

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but let us get Ewan McLennan to play us out with one of the songs

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from the Breaking the Spell of Loneliness album,

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co-written by George. This one is called

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Such A Thing As Society. # If I am to win then

:29:32.:29:33.

you have to fail. # It's each for himself,

:29:34.:29:45.

they've spun is the tale. # If I am to live

:29:46.:29:48.

then you have to die. # This, my friend,

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is the time-honoured life. # This, my friend,

:29:52.:29:59.

is the time-honoured lie. # It's working and living

:30:00.:30:02.

and laughing together. # In the glitter, the gold,

:30:03.:30:11.

the silver charade. # We see ourselves in

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the image they've made. # Have we fought for the scraps

:30:32.:30:35.

since the very first day? # Do we really believe

:30:36.:30:38.

there's no other way? # It's working and living

:30:39.:30:48.

and laughing together. # It's not who we are,

:30:49.:30:58.

it's not how we live. # In the depths of disaster

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be huddle together. # We lend our hand to

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strangers with needs. # We go without so

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that others can eat.

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