What is rather more curious is why he continues to support all the other ideologically driven policies of the government. What is the perpetual austerity strategy if not ideological? Why are all local authorities being cut to the bone if it’s not ideological? etc,etc.
His new train of thought in Mr Bingham’s mind, if followed through to its logical conclusion, may end up making him rather unpopular with those huge fans of the wonders of neo-liberal fundamentalist ideology, Mr Cameron and Mr Osborne.