Negotiations and tough compromises are the only way to achieve two states for two peoples.
Lewis MacDonald, Labour's infrastructure spokesman, defends the PFI approach taken by Labour in the 90s.
David Stout, NHS Confederation, calls for clear thinking on PFI and warns against shutting down services due to costs.
Professor John Appleby, chief economist at the King's Fund think-tank, points to problems caused by PFI deals.
Andrew Lansley, health secretary, accuses Labour of leaving parts of the NHS on the edge of financial collapse in a Daily Telegraph interview.
The UK can seize the moment or take one further step into irrelevance.