Cameron and the problem of staying new, liberal AND Tory…

Over at Brassneck I’ve suggested the Tories may be struggling to keep to the offering they’ve been slow-feeding out to the public over the last few years, not the least the willingness to decentralise power and a credible proposition on facing into the world wide recession. Team Cameron’s latest suggestion to cap local councils smacks not only of a weak commitment to localism, but of an old and politically damaging Tory propensity to distrust government in all its forms…

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