Peter Hoskin

Cameron steps up

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David Cameron's begun his reponse to Darling's speech.  He's started well, and is taking on the Chancellor over his dodgy figures and misrepresentations - exactly the right approach.  He's even discussing inflation Brownie-style.

A nice vignette: Cameron pointed out that we're facing record levels of tax.  From across the House, Ed Balls utters: "So what?"  Cameron highlights Balls' exclamation to the House and to the whole country...