St Austell & Newquay, Hampstead & Kilburn, Great Yarmouth…what Shelter found, using Lord Ashcroft’s polling as the basis for our research.
With poor prospects for a new coalition, effective minority government or a second election, public disillusionment is set to rise.
Our verdict on yesterday evening’s debate – insofar as it mattered, which it didn’t much.
A mismanaged motion led to embarrassment and yet another odd turn in the bizarre tale of a controversial Speaker.
I refer, of course, to the funeral of Richard III. But some MPs, not all of them Tories, have a different committal in mind.
The Prime Minister raised Tory morale by demonstrating his formidable abilities as a campaigner, and by showing that he will not behave like a Crosby-controlled robot.
The former SNP leader’s rebuttal of any federalist offer from the Conservatives, as championed by this site, has a deadly purpose to it.
It won’t change any voters’ minds about the General Election. But it lays some mantraps for the Prime Minister if he gets a second term.
If the contest takes place soon, it is set to be an Andy Warhol Leadership Election – in which some of the potential contenders will be famous for 15 minutes.
In a hung Parliament in which the Conservatives are the largest party, he would need support from the Liberal Democrats once again.
In a hung Parliament in which the Conservatives are the largest party, he would need the minor parties – including UKIP.
In a hung Parliament in which the Conservatives are the largest party, he would need the minor parties – starting with the SNP.
The chief victims of egotistical plotters are the honest, hardworking volunteers who dedicate their lives to politics.
The Labour leader’s deficiencies in no way reduce the need for the Conservatives to set out an ambitious and trustworthy programme.
The Mayor of London joins the Good Right today – but does his cause stretch beyond those returning to work?