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Unless the Treasury is tamed, there’s no solution to Britain’s problems

Two left-wing political analysts seek to bury the whole economic approach taken by the Conservatives since 2010 – or perhaps even 1979

29 June 2024

9:00 AM

29 June 2024

9:00 AM

Great Britain? How We Get Our Future Back Torsten Bell

Bodley Head, pp.304, 20

Left Behind: A New Economics for Neglected Places Paul Collier

Allen Lane, pp.304, 25

The Tory era is not (quite) over yet, but already the obituaries are in. In particular, two new books from Torsten Bell and Paul Collier seek to bury not just Rishi Sunak and his cabinet but the whole economic approach that the Conservatives have taken since 2010, or perhaps even 1979.

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