December 3, 2013
Conservative Party Is Dying on Its Knees
Benedict Brogan, Daily Telegraph
The Associated Press
Conservative MPs are troubled – and the recovery is doing nothing to lift their spirits. On Thursday, in his Autumn Statement, the Chancellor will announce that the economy is indeed going gangbusters, just as his team predicted 10 months ago. Events have vindicated the pursuit of cautious austerity. In fact, things have turned out better than he dared expect: Britain is now the poster child for European success, envied by its neighbours and top of the growth table for industrial democracies.
Yet news that should give the Tories something to cheer about is being met with nervousness.
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