Tuesday March 31, 2020

Can Cameron bring the Tories over the line?

There seems little doubt that the Conservatives will win the vote on Thursday, but will they garner enough support to govern in their own right, asks Dave Sambrook in London

1st May, 2010

If comments attributed to the governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, are to be believed, this election campaign sees Britain’s politicians in a classic Catch-22 position.

Their refusal to come clean with voters about the scale of imminent spending cuts may have everything to do with the short-term goal of winning Thursday’s plebiscite, but the political price of that victory could be a weight around their parties’ necks for years to...

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