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Brown tries to put policy above personality

Publié par Clifford Armion le 19/11/2009

Andrew Grice

"Gordon Brown and David Cameron offered two different directions for the country yesterday as the longest general election campaign in recent history got under way.

"As Labour promised a "big choice" election, Mr Brown announced a series of new "guarantees" - to help young people find work; enable more elderly people to remain in their own homes and to drive up school standards. Contrasting them with the "gamble" of a Tory government, he said the election should not be about personalities as the Tories wanted but "a choice of the policies we pursue as a country".

"In response Mr Cameron condemned the Queen's Speech as "half-baked", accusing Labour of behaving like an "irresponsible opposition" playing party-political games. He went on to demand an immediate election and said that Labour had run out of money, ideas, time and courage." Read on...
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"Brown tries to put policy above personality", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2009. Consulté le 27/07/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/brown-tries-to-put-policy-above-personality