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Issue No. 2272

‘Speak truth to power and wealth’

Millionaire Tory chancellor George Osborne’s view of what his party does

‘I’m not putting up with any of your barbed little class war comments’

George Osborne to TV presenter Adrian Chiles, who had the audacity to suggest that Osborne was out of touch

‘RIP Compassionate Conservatism’

The Daily Mirror’s Kevin Maguire after Osborne’s conference speech

‘Everything is under control’

A message sent by Tory chair Sayeeda Warsi to David Cameron during last year’s student protests

‘That’s not what it looks like on Korean TV’

Cameron’s reply

‘There is a growing media-political view that free market economics have somehow failed us’

London’s Tory mayor Boris Johnson catches up


Tory cabinet office minister Francis Maude on the National Trust’s objections to Tory planning reforms

‘I accept there’s a lot of work to be done’

David Cameron on the lack of volunteers for his ‘Big Society’

‘When you talk about a jet-set life, it means I spend a lot of time in jets, which is true’

Tony Blair complains that he works too hard

‘I was very instrumental in bringing him in from the cold’

Tony Blair on his role in rehabilitating Colonel Gaddafi


Labour leader Ed Miliband describes his speech at Labour Party conference

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Who Says?
Tue 4 Oct 2011, 18:02 BST
Issue No. 2272
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