Fabians expose Tories “We were against the Copenhagen development deal before we were for it” say Tories

The Tories International Development spokesperson slags off new Brown’s new Copenhagen pledge, only for Greg Clark, Climate Change Shadow minister, to back it 8 minutes later.

Thanks to The Fabian Society General Secretary, Sunder Katwala, on Next Left, for highlighting this:

“Tory DFID spokesman Andrew Mitchell has attacked the EU’s pledge on Copenhagen development assistance fund as ‘fiscal incontinence‘, speaking to the climate-sceptic ConservativeHome website.

While, within eight minutes, Tory environment spokesman Greg Clark seems to have backed it as “important and necessary“.”

Read the full post here.

Update – Thanks to Sunder for writing about us on the Next Left blog!

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