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The increasingly posturing Sarkozy attacked David Cameron yesterday

There was a moment in the 2005 Conservative party leadership contest when it looked like Liam Fox might pose a serious threat to David Cameron’s bid. In order to see off his rival, and thrill the Eurosceptic right, Cameron made an unprecedented pledge: he would withdraw his party from the main centre-right (and pro-European) grouping in Brussels, the European People’s Party (EPP).

Four years later, Cameron fulfilled the…

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