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Book review: ‘Cameron’s Coup’ by Polly Toynbee and David Walker

By Josh Lowe   March 2015

81J5uuilCmLCameron’s Coup by Polly Toynbee and David Walker (Guardian/Faber, £9.99)

Where did he go, that hoodie-hugging rascal of a Tory leader who scrambled into Number 10 five years ago, promising modernisation and the greenest government ever? According to Polly Toynbee and David Walker, he was never really there. Cameron’s Coup assesses what five years of David Cameron and his government have done to Britain. Structured as a policy audit, outlining the impact of a sometimes remarkably transformative administration, the book is in reality a clench-fisted polemic against a man presented as a…

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