More Britannia, less cool

Kampfner, John
March 2005
New Statesman;3/21/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4732, p13
Offers thoughts on Britain's Chancellor Gordon Brown. Immediate aim of Brown's latest, and possibly last, Budget; Suggestion that the announcements and the tone reveal something about the nature of Brown the man and provide clues as to the kind of premiership he has in store, assuming he is eventually elected prime minister; Brown's link with Britannia, rather than Tony Blair's metropolitan, modish world; Brown's argument that wealth creation must serve a purpose; How Brown has played openly to what he is convinced are Britain's traditional values.


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