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Steve Richards

The Risks of the Scottish referendum

Steve Richards is Chief Political Commentator of the Independent, presenter of Radio 4Õs ÔWeek in WestminsterÕ, author of ÔWhatever It Takes-Gordon Brown and New LabourÕ and presenter of a live politics show at Kings Place. Previously he was a presenter on GMTV, a BBC Political Correspondent and Political Editor of New Statesman

Frank discussion on the risks of calling a referendum in Scotland and the risks of the outcome of the referendum. With the controversial referendum in Scotland looming, and the result seemingly in the balance, Steve Richards speaks on the unappreciated risks to leaders. Leaders are often viewed as being dynamic and in power, and yet more commonly, they are trapped by circumstancesWith the controversial referendum in Scotland looming, and the result seemingly in the balance, Steve Richards speaks on the unappreciated risks to leaders. Leaders are often viewed as being dynamic and in power, and yet more commonly, they are trapped by circumstances..