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U-turn if you want to: Why Cameron isn’t bound to pre-election promises on defence

Strong, James (2015) U-turn if you want to: Why Cameron isn’t bound to pre-election promises on defence. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Jun 2015). Website.

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Abstract

David Cameron could yet use the next SDSR to roll back his pre-election commitments regarding defence spending, argues James Strong. While flip-flopping can cause political embarassment, some promises are more easily broken than others, specifically when the public may not particularly care about individual commitments.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2017 16:06
Last Modified: 11 May 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73075

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