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Britain Living Within Its Means? 6 Facts Cameron Does Not Want You To Know

12/01/2015 13:37 GMT | Updated 12/01/2015 13:59 GMT
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British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party David Cameron delivers a speech on the ecomomy at an event in Nottingham, central England on January 12, 2015. Britain goes to the polls in a general election on May 7, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

David Cameron has set out the Tories' plans to deal with the deficit in front of the slogan: "Britain living within its means."

Speaking on Monday, he warned voters against voting Labour, saying doing so would pass "a "legacy of debt" to their children and grandchildren by voting Labour.

However, the Tory leader's attempt to cast his party as responsible custodians of the public finances is undermined by the alarmingly rose-tinted view of his coalition's economic management, as targets keep being missed and debt continues to rise.

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Living within our means? 6 Facts David Cameron Does Not Want You To Know