Gloucester County Council
Don't mistake David Cameron for bland PR man. Despite coalition compromises, he has turned out to be more radical than Margaret Thatcher. She privatised industries. But he planned to dismantle the welfare state itself - starting with the NHS. The cuts signalled an assault on Britain's post-war social settlement. The authors report how a party that failed to win a Commons majority has still been devastatingly effective. Blending analysis and statistics with moving human stories from Sydenham to Sheffield, 'Cameron's Coup' argues that Britain is becoming meaner and harsher. The pressing question is whether these changes are irrevocable
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