He never resolved his conflict between being brought up to repress his emotions and as a politician having to express them.
Posts Tagged: Alistair Darling
“He is the Red Adair of the administration – the middle-order batsman who, if the openers are out cheaply, ensures that the middle order does not collapse.”
Our survey. Over half Tory member respondents back Hammond’s deficit reduction timetable. Almost one in three want it speeded up.
If our survey’s findings are representative, this majority either agrees with the Chancellor or is in unity mode or both.
Cameron Penny: Ministers should announce that they plan to use anti-terror laws to proscribe Aslef and the RMT
We don’t need more laws with anti-strike provisions – the Government already has the tools to deal with the transport crisis.
The May government has so far set its sights no higher than its predecessor. Its aim remains Cameron’s – to build a one million homes during this parliament.
Overall, my advice is not to seek to reduce interest rates yet further which could have contrarian effects.
Led by former Treasury officials, this think tank has placed itself at the heart of the argument about how to help the low-paid.
Brown and Darling began this fantastical claim. A Tory government should not perpetuate it.
All a unionist party does by dissolving its British connections is signal to the electorate that the SNP are right.
Anthony Calvert: My opponent, Mary Creagh. A symbol of the damage that political correctness has wreaked on Labour
Twenty years at Harriet Harman’s high altar of all women shortlists and selection quotas are duly delivering their reward – for the Conservatives.
Voters must be presented with a genuine, informed choice when they are finally given a chance to vote on Britain’s relationship with Europe.
The vote in September will be about more than just one part of it.
Putting an English Tory – or Gordon Brown – in charge of Better Together is a bonkers idea.
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Over the past week, Ed Miliband has come under criticism from various figures in the… Read more »
Sayeeda Warsi claims Alistair Darling’s memoirs reinforce doubts about Ed Balls’ suitability for high office
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter. Many have predicted that Alistair Darling's memoirs were most likely to raise eyebrows (geddit?)… Read more »