Cameron returns to the attack as Brown basks in praise

Britain’s brief period of political consensus was brought to an end last Thursday evening, when Tory leader David Cameron accused prime minister Gordon Brown of presiding over a ‘‘complete and utter failure’’ of economic policy.

18th October, 2008

Britain’s brief period of political consensus was brought to an end last Thursday evening, when Tory leader David Cameron accused prime minister Gordon Brown of presiding over a ‘‘complete and utter failure’’ of economic policy.

‘‘Some people think that this decision - to support recapitalisation - means that we somehow now subscribe to the government’s entire economic policy and doctrine,” the Tory leader said of his party’s support for...

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