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(From Guardian Unlimited)
David Cameron's colleagues rushed to praise him after his speech to the Tory conference today -- although Labour and the unions attacked him for "rewriting history".
Andy Burnham, the shadow health secretary, told BBC News: "I think
there's a large element of rewriting history here. Great pains have been taken by David Cameron and other speakers to say it [the economic crisis and budget deficit] was all about the decisions that Labour took.
"Well I'm afraid that's not right. Governments all over the world are facing up now to the aftermath to the economic crisis. It didn't begin here Mr Cameron -- it began in the USA."
Burnham added that the Conservatives' announcement of child benefit cuts earlier this week had been a "shambles".
"If I was a single parent today on a middle income, I would not feel that …