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Labour didn’t sound as if they liked Britain

It's time for the party to get serious about winning, after a brief interlude of pleasing itself

By Philip Collins  

In the end, Britain felt that only Cameron could give it what it wanted. © Dan Kitwood/AP/Press Association Images

It is early in the argument, but there is at least a signal in the noise. Labour’s needless experiment with the proposition that Britain had made a significant shift to the political Left has ended in predictable disaster. The vast cloud over the Labour party does, though, have a silver lining. The defeat…

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