Why Tories should be awarded the “U-Turner” Prize

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Tory-Led Government U-Turns

By Gracie Samuels

David Cameron’s U-turns include broken election promises and policy reversals in government, here is a list, if I have left any off please post them in comments below and I will add them in.

  1.  U-turned  Andy Coulson –  finally got rid of Andy Coulson after he became embroiled in phone hacking story

  2. U-turned on Spending cuts – said there would be no drastic spending cuts – before embarking on an unprecedented round of austerity cuts. David Cameron said spending cuts during the early part of a Conservative government wouldn’t be ‘particularly extensive’

  3. U-turned on Pensioners Winter Fuel Allowance – saying he would not cut pensioners winter fuel allowance – then did

  4. U-turned on  the NHS…”There  will be no top down reorganisation of the NHS……David Cameron

  5. U-turned on not raising VAT  “We have absolutely no plans to raise VAT. Our first Budget is all about recognising we need to get spending…

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