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Gordon Brown and David Cameron battle over class

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Gordon Brown was "petty" and "spiteful" to make an issue of the Eton background of senior Tories figures, David Cameron says.

He told The Politics Show on BBC One he was "not in the slightest bit embarrassed" about his private schooling.

The prime minister suggested last week that Tory tax policies had been dreamed up on the playing fields of Eton

Gary O'Donoghue reports.

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