Mandelson: Brown is granite, Cameron is plastic

April 3, 2010 10:24 am

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By Alex Smith

In an interview with the Times this morning, Peter Mandelson says the choice in the genral election is between:

“granite and plastic – between Brown who has been tested and Cameron who is untested; between Brown who knows who to call in a crisis and Cameron who does not.”

Mandelson also suggests Gordon Brown may not serve a full term if Labour wins the general election:

“They either go five more years or four or three, or however many it is, with the person they know and can depend on, or switch horses mid-stream before we have fully come through the recession and in doing so take a heck of a gamble.”

Gordon Brown himself, of course, has pledged to serve a full term if he wins.

Read the full interview here.

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