Cameron tells PMQs – “We are raising more money for the rich”

12th December, 2012 12:43 pm

A rare candid answer from the Prime Minister at PMQs:

This is Dave’s “We saved the world” moment…

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  • rekrab

    And the truth becomes him!!!!
    Why didn’t Ed go with the energy price issue and the false promise of lower tariffs?

  • Context – what did he say surrounding this statement?
    One suspects that this phrase was isolated because in context it might not look so bad. I’m not saying it isn’t true, but is this really him admitting it? I doubt it.

  • A rare moment of honesty indeed. It is what this government is about….raising more money FOR the rich.

  • A rare moment of honesty indeed. It is what this government is about….raising more money FOR the rich.

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