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He may be ahead, but what about a heart?

David Cameron seems to be ahead in the polls. But how far does he have the interests of all at heart? Regulation is the acid test: how far do you let markets decide – and how far do you decide for the markets?

Cameron has spoken about the need for regulation. But until the mantra of ‘the market knows best’ is dropped, the market will continue to be treated best. Does he agree with George Osborne’s view that ‘laissez-faire is dead’?