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Nicholas Macpherson

Chris Bowlby explains why Sir Nicholas Macpherson, treasury supremo, has been a key figure in the Scottish independence debate.

Sir Nicholas Macpherson, largely unknown outside Whitehall, has become a key figure in the Scottish independence debate. And as head of the Treasury since 2005, he's been at the centre of Britain's response to the global financial crisis. Chris Bowlby explains why he's so influential, and how his involvement in the Scottish debate is informed by personal links as well as policy considerations.

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Sun 24 Aug 2014 17:40


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