Dec. 22, 2017, 5:02 a.m.
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This has been a year of much dysfunction in British politics, but there was one important cross-party initiative which is worthy of imitation here in Ireland. Last week the report of a commission on loneliness in Britain, the Jo Cox Commission, was launched by two MPs, Labour’s Rachel Reeves and Seema Kennedy, a Tory.