If you think Britain is divided now, wait until the robots come

Andrew Carter writes for The Times Red Box on the threat of deepening political and economic schisms in our cities as a result of automation.

Press release published on 21 February 2018 by Andrew Carter

If there’s one thing that most of us can probably agree on, it’s that people across Britain agree on very little. The political narrative of recent years has been one of an ever more fragmented electorate, and of a national political class increasingly unable to govern from the centre.

Unfortunately, for those who look back fondly to the days when government did more than just firefighting (and when Brexit was just a twinkle in the eyes of ardent Eurosceptics), there is little sign that the political and economic schisms evident in recent years will ease anytime soon.

Read the full article in The Times Red Box.