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The Queen’s speech was a triumph of mediocrity

Cameron's pragmatism has become a handicap

By John McTernan  

David Cameron (top right) and Jeremy Corbyn (lower right) listen to the Queen's speech on 18th May 2016

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The Queen is the most experienced politician in Britain and its shrewdest observer and commentator. Our monarch has received briefings from her private office for over sixty years and had weekly audiences with twelve successive Prime Ministers. Those…

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