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Phillip Blond, David Cameron and the Big Society: Just how red will the Tories be?

By James Crabtree  

Will Dave and Phillips marriage last?

Will Dave and Phillip's marriage last?

I just got back to Prospect HQ, having spent a chunk of the morning at the launch of Phillip Blond’s new think tank, Respublica. It was an at once impressive and odd occasion. Held in a cavernous basement chamber with high vaulted ceilings in a plush hotel just off Whitehall, the event had something of the air of a wedding about it. David Cameron, the awaited guest, was late. Blond waited nervously by the entrance, elegantly besuited and looking just…

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