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Heir to Blair?

Astragal, as readers will know, is a political beast, who regularly finds himself at the heart of government. Yesterday, while sniffing around the Labour Party conference in Manchester, he bumped into fresh faced upstart David Miliband – the former Minister of State for Communities and Local Government – at the RIBA truck. The recently appointed DEFRA top dog, tipped to one day take over as leader of the party, was having a nosey around the institute’s lorry, which ...

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