The ‘progressive alliance’ is one of the left’s favourite myths – but the idea that Tory and UKIP votes are interchangeable is folly also.
Posts Tagged: Labour
Iain Dale: There’s only so far that Labour can fall in the polls. I think we’ve reached that point now.
Plus: May needs Johnson. My election predictions. Strange selection decisions. And: why I decided not to put my name forward for the seat in which I grew up.
Labour’s Shadow Brexit Secretary confims that there are no circumstances in which a Labour Government would pull the plug on negotiations.
Gimson’s election diary: Eastbourne – the referendum result suggests the Tories will hold on. But it’s not nearly that simple.
In this, the tightest blue-yellow, many more people mentioned, with approbation, the Liberal Democrat candidate than referred to the EU.
Iain Duncan Smith: Why we need a visionary prospectus for this election – not a mass of details and tactical ploys
I feel we have gone too far in publishing and overly political manifestos which make it difficult to govern subsequently.
We open a ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region
He also won’t confirm that as Prime Minister he would authorise an air strike to kill the leader of ISIS.
If the electorate still credit Labour with being the party that cares, it will always have a short path back to power.
The more likely Tory voters see headline figures like these, the less likely they are to turn out to vote.
These are the threats that keep Labour MPs up at night.
Iain Dale: My election prediction. May will be back in Downing Street with a Commons majority of 74 seats.
Plus: Where I was when the poll was announced. What I will be doing during the campaign. And: the temptation to seek to stand as a candidate tugs at my sleeve…
This election follows a referendum that strained, and in some cases shattered, party loyalties. The Prime Minister ought now to be building her own big tent.
His great achievement two years ago was to sever the head off the Liberal Democrat snake – and most of the body too. Now he must defang it again.
Our Executive Editor argues he will be “propped up on his bicycle, like the El Cid of the Labour Party”.
Fourteen of the 25 Labour MPs with the smallest majorities either voted against or didn’t vote at all.