In his book, Thatcher's People: An Insider's Account of the Politics, the Power, and the Personalities, published in 1991, John Ranelagh wrote ...
Another colleague had also prepared a paper arguing that the middle way was the pragmatic path for the Conservative party to take .. Before he had finished speaking to his paper, the new Party Leader [Margaret Thatcher] reached into her briefcase and took out a book. It was Friedrich von Hayek's The Constitution of Liberty. Interrupting [the speaker], she held the book up for all of us to see. 'This', she said sternly, 'is what we believe', and banged Hayek down on the table.
Someone should bang the same book down on David Cameron's head.