There’s been a very strange sight today. Theresa Villiers has been popping up all over the shop, saying Labour isn’t being bold enough with the high speed rail plans. The Tories want it faster and more extensive than Labour.
But hang on a minute. The Tory plans would cost anything between £20 billion and £30 billion.
So has our Theresa checked this with George Osborne? After all, he’s going round promising the mother of all cuts.
It’s all a bit strange. On the one hand we’ve got Georgie running round with his axe. On the other, Madame Villers is charging about shouting:
SPEND! SPEND! SPEND!