The Labour leader pursues his traditional tactic of reading out a question from a member of the public.
Posts Tagged: Theresa May MP
That the pursuit of Farron was legitimate doesn’t mean that they, or anyone else, should feel happy about it – or the bigger trends of which it was part.
Should May keep the pensions triple lock and the pledge not to raise taxes? Plus, rate ministers’ performance.
Edward Faulks: This opportunity to repeal the Human Rights Act, quit the ECHR and bring justice home may not come again
There are good reasons for placing all this in the “too difficult” box. But if Brexit was about anything, it was about sovereignty.
Of course taxes will be lower than under Corbyn. The question is whether they’ll be higher than they are now (already high).
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.
John O’Connell: The Tory Manifesto. It should commit to scrapping HS2, ending the triple lock – and reforming the NHS.
This first piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that the Conservatives must get serious about living within our means.
May must strike the right balance between breaking the Party through into new areas and voter groups, and winning a mandate for effective government.
Our staff do an amazing job whether they are based in London or locally. Their jobs are suddenly on the line in a way they hadn’t expected the day before.
The more likely Tory voters see headline figures like these, the less likely they are to turn out to vote.
The Prime Minister spoke for many when she said that “we should all be proud of the help and support we are giving to people around the world”.
These are the threats that keep Labour MPs up at night.
“What we need to do though is look at how that money is spent, and make sure we are able to spend that money in the most effective way.”
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…