Britain's New Politics

By Times of London, Times of London - May 12, 2010

Outside Downing Street, David Cameron’s first words as Prime Minister captured the values that make Britain a fine nation and defined the revolutionary state that British politics has now entered. A coalition of Conservatives and Liberal Democrats will, he said, be dedicated to freedom, fairness and responsibility. The coalition provides Britain with the stable government that it needs at a time of economic peril. It also closes a period of partisanship and brings forth the politics of compromise and co-operation. The unspoken truth is that decent liberal people exist in all parties and this coalition holds out the promise that they can act in the common good, across the usual lines.


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