Be careful what you wish for: a tale of two prime ministers

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David Cameron started his career as party leader with a simple wish: to get the Conservative Party to ‘stop banging on about Europe’. However, he did not have a strategy for making his dream come true. Instead, he took a series of tactical decisions in hopes that each would silence Tory Eurosceptics committed to ‘banging on about Europe’ until Britain left the EU.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sep 2016


  • prime minister May
  • prime minister Cameron
  • conservative party
  • European Parliament
  • Brexit

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