"David Wiggins": The cover that might have been

An alternative image for this week's "back to reality" cover.

A detail from the "David Wiggins" illustration. Credit: Dan Murrell/New Staetsman

The cover of this week's New Statesman features David Cameron at his desk, head in hands, struggling to get "back to reality" after many of the economists who supported his Chancellor's economic plan have now changed their views.

However, in the process of coming up with this design, we also considered some other options, one of which we thought we'd share with you, courtesy of NS designer Dan Murrell.

Tentatively titled "David Wiggins":