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What sort of politics is George Osborne crafting? © Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The Conservatives have learned some of the lessons of the 2008 crash. Labour, judging by its leadership campaign, has not yet. As Anatole Kaletsky argues, it is striking how much George Osborne’s Budget on 8th July changed the principles on which his party intends to govern—and rejected Thatcherism in favour of an embrace of government’s power to shape people’s lives. It was much heralded as “the first…

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