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Free thinking in government?

How useful is the "blue-sky thinking" espoused by the prime minister's strategy director Steve Hilton, to government policy?

Jesse Norman MP, author of a book on the Big Society, and John Major's former press secretary Sheila Gunn debate whether policy ideas should be radical or reserved.

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