School of Politics and International Relations

Professor Tim Bale quoted in the Guardian article; 'Labour must face this fact - it may be better in coalition'

28 September 2012

The Guardian

Polly Toynbee for the Guardian writes that David Cameron and his party have "thrown away their advantage [over Labour] by emerging as the most rightwing government since the war", leaving no route back to the "nice zone". Professor Bale adds that "Cameron was and is no less a Thatcherite than the vast majority of his colleagues".