The political blame game over the banking scandal threatened to descend into open warfare after George Osborne accused Gordon Brown's circle of being "clearly involved" in the Libor rate-rigging affair.
The political blame game over the banking scandal threatened to descend into open warfare after George Osborne accused Gordon Brown's circle of being \"clearly involved\" in the Libor rate-rigging affair.
accusation: During Prime Minister's Questions yesterday, David Cameron said Labour was scared of having 'its dirty washing done in public'. Picture: PA
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Kate Devlin UK Political Correspondent
The Chancellor's comments signalled a significant stepping- up in the Conservatives' attack on Labour over the actions of bankers. It came after Prime Minister David Cameron accused the Opposition of fearing its "dirty washing" was about to be exposed in public.
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