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Tory MP does Labour’s bidding on the economy

It’s not been a great few days for Daniel Kawczynski. First the Tory MP had to cancel a controversial Commons reception featuring Putin’s Kremlin spin doctor Maria Zakharova. Now he is struggling to stay on-message when it comes to his party’s position on the economy.

Over the weekend Kawczynski took to social media to warn of the danger a Labour government presents to the economy. His proof? A graph that charted what happened to national debt under Labour’s ‘massive borrowing’:

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Alas, there was a snag. The graph actually shows that it’s his own party that are behind a big increase in national debt. Mysteriously, the tweet has now disappeared.

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