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PM 'lacks coherence'

Lord Ryder of Wensum said the Prime Minister "lacks coherence" and needed to take charge before he loses his grip on power within the party.

Daily policy announcements and "pointless gimmicks" should be left to junior ministers, while Mr Cameron sets out the "big picture", he said, telling the BBC the Prime Minister needed to ditch the party's co-chairmen Baroness Warsi and Lord Feldman.

They should be replaced with an MP, who could act as a "lightening conductor" and "firefight" internal rows within the party.