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James Ashton is Head of Business across the Independent, Independent on Sunday and London Evening Standard.

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The Duke of York, Prince Andrew will be at the event

World Economic Forum 2015: Prince Andrew expected to attend networking event in Davos

Will.i.am, Mark Carney and Angela Merkel will all be in attendance

MPs could be returned to Westminster in the general election despite winning the backing of just one in six of eligible voters in their constituencies

MPs could be elected with the backing of just one in six voters

Some suggest that low voting shares will compel MPs to work harder for all their constituents

Katja Hall says that ‘this is the year we have got to crack it’ when looking at the issue of workers’ lack of trust in companies

Katja Hall interview: 'People must start to feel the difference in their pockets'

The CBI's deputy director general says Europe and women in work are high on the agenda as a general election looms

David Mellor and Lady Cobham with their portrait by June Mendoza at the Mall Galleries, London, in 2012

David Mellor's taxi rant: It was an unfortunate incident – but it didn't ruin my big day, says wife Lady Cobham

The James Ashton Interview: The head of VisitEngland is on a mission to sell the country’s qualities as a holiday destination. But conversation inevitably veers towards her partner and that encounter in a cab on the day she was honoured at Buckingham Palace

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Mark Carney interview: ‘We need to keep to tradition. At the same time we need to modernise’

The James Ashton Interview: The charismatic Canadian is now 18 months into his stint as Governor of the Bank of England. So how does he think he’s doing?

Nadine Dorries draws inspiration from her childhood, spent largely on a Liverpool council estate, for her novels

Nadine Dorries interview: ‘I would say Labour are posher than us these days’

The James Ashton Interview: Nadine Dorries has livened up political life with a stint in the jungle and some outspoken views. But as the Tory MP has  a second novel published, she shows her passion for frontline issues is strong as ever

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