By Jason Moore

I watched the heated exchange between Prime Minister David Cameron and leader of the opposition Ed Miliband yesterday in parliament and came to the conclusion that Cameron went too far. Now obviously Labour's links to the unions, which have surfaced again this week, are a gold mine for the Conservatives. The Prime Minister used the whole session to lambast Miliband and the Labour Party over their links with, UNITE, the all powerful trade union which has been accused of using their influence to select Labour candidates. Cameron pushed the point too far and it must be remembered that the Conservatives do not exactly have a brilliant record on party funding. City hedge funds give to the Conservatives and the unions give to the Labour Party. I ask you, which is worse? There isn't much between them. Cameron had a golden opportunity to add to the crisis within the Labour Party. But in the end I think the issue will be quietly forgotten because the Prime Minister was too keen to exploit Labour's woes. Labour has always had close links with the trade unions, infact they played a key role in setting up the party. Milband does appear to have brought some order to the party and has announced plans to curb the power of the unions. It hasn't been a good week for the Prime Minister. He has over played his hand twice. First with Andy Murray's victory at Wimbledon and his “give him a knighthood quote” and now his scathing attack on Labour. Time for a holiday Mr. Cameron?


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