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‘Big beast’ returns to Tory front bench

David Cameron’s decision to recall Kenneth Clarke to the shadow cabinet as shadow business secretary is a bid to try and get a handle on the British economy, which officially went into recession last Friday.

24th January, 2009

David Cameron’s decision to recall Kenneth Clarke to the shadow cabinet as shadow business secretary is a bid to try and get a handle on the British economy, which officially went into recession last Friday. During Clarke’s tenure at the treasury, interest rates, inflation and unemployment all fell, and he is credited with leading Britain out of recession to a position of economic strength.

Clarke, a former chancellor and three-time contender...

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