Alex Massie

A Hungarian Lesson for Gordon Brown

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Hungary's Prime Minister said today he is resigning because of his government's low popularity amid a worsening financial crisis.

Ferenc Gyurcsany, of the ruling Socialists, told the party's congress that he considered himself a hindrance to further economic and social reforms.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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