Tuesday 28 February 2017

Nicholas Leonard: Cameron faces big dilemma as euro crisis plays out

Nicholas Leonard

BRITISH Prime Minister David Cameron is "the worst politician in British history since William Gladstone", according to one of his own backbenchers, Patrick Mercer, whose vicious denunciation of the Conservative leader was secretly recorded at a party in London last week.

Mr Mercer is not exactly an impartial observer because Mr Cameron fired him as shadow home affairs minister four years ago for condoning casual racial abuse in the armed forces.

Even Mr Mercer's friends in the party were astonished at the bitter personal tone of his comments on Mr Cameron.

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