The Spectator

The week that was | 2 July 2010

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Here are some of the posts made at Spectator.co.uk over the past week.

Fraser Nelson lists 190 Tory manifesto pledges that have been ditched.

James Forsyth says that George Osborne’s plans for a Tory victory are in motion, and wonders if Cameron will soften his stance on AV for the sake of the coalition.

Peter Hoskin scrutinises the Treasury’s leaked unemployment figures, and catches the Milibands up to no good.

David Blackburn thinks that Osborne’s amateur days are over, and doubts that this government’s foreign policy will not change.  

Susan Hill considers policing.

Rod Liddle wants to boycott the Guardian.

Alex Massie praises Ken Clarke’s prison reforms.

And Melanie Phillips condemns Ken Clarke, the utilitarian barbarian.