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Issue No. 2280

‘The main thrust of the briefing was that voters have no idea what the party wants, or what it stands for’

A Lib Dem MP on Nick Clegg’s plan to ‘rebrand’ the party

‘A few things I’ve done in my past that I’m not going to tell you about’
Former Bullingdon Club member David Cameron is asked what he is ashamed of

‘Last week, the crisis reached a new stage... the government bond market across the eurozone has ceased to function’
Wolfgang Münchau in the Financial Times

‘Food banks are replacing the workhouses of 100 years ago’
Mark Ward, who runs a food bank, on news that a new food bank is opening every week

‘Unashamedly elitist’

Tory education secretary Michael Gove sets out his vision for schools

‘Not difficult to find’

Lib Dem Danny Alexander pulls £5 billion out of his hat

‘Support the teachers by letting your workplace descend into chaos’

Guardian columnist Tim Dowling responds to Tory MP Louise Mensch on Radio 4

‘It’s very tough trying to sell jumpers, jackets, boots and coats in summer’
The Tories’ favourite retail guru Philip Green reveals some trade secrets as he shuts 260 stores

‘Instead of despising bankers’ greed… we should wish them well’
The Sun makes a not-so-popular argument

‘I hate the Tories, they are scum’

Chris Addison of The Thick of It catches the mood better

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Who Says?
Mon 28 Nov 2011, 13:46 GMT
Issue No. 2280
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