Even when putting my poster up earlier this week, I paused a moment to consider which window I would least mind getting a brick through.
The personal allowance is up from £6,475 to £10,475: 26 million people are now keeping more of their own money.
Announcing a post-election conference with ConHome, the Taxpayers Alliance, Business for Britain and the Institute of Economic Affairs
The conference will consider the significance of the general election results for those on the broad, centre-right of British politics,
The quote is from the Conservative Manifesto. Discuss.
They have helped to spread opportunity, raise life chances and make a difference.
Election sketch: In West Yorkshire, the political weather suddenly feels different because of Sturgeon
Ed Balls refused to dance with Andrea Jenkyns, the Yorkshire lass standing for the Conservatives, but should be worried that he could lose his seat to her.
The nub of his case is that the long-term future of the Union is more important than this election campaign – which is, by its nature, short-term.
Under Labour, it more than doubled. Under the Coalition, it has inched up by three per cent.
A new study from YouGov shows how 2010 voters are now sticking or twisting in their choice for 2015.
The Conservative Manifesto’s commitment to garden cities where local people want them was a welcome demonstration of a willingness to provide housing supply.
Election sketch: Northamptonshire Conservatives (including Mrs Bone) hope to persuade voters that UKIP is redundant
Peter Bone in Wellingborough, and Tom Pursglove in Corby, are campaigning on a staunchly Eurosceptic platform. Mrs Bone approves, but rather wishes it was all over.
People listened to John Major when he was responding to hecklers.
Gove’s declaration that the Conservatives won’t have discussions with UKIP if the Commons is hung is tactically understandable but strategically wrong.
He’s making a splash in local media, beneath the radar of Fleet Street. And it looks as though he’ll be unleashed nationally during the closing stages of the campaign.
Through the mass of parties, we can see the contours of two opposed and increasingly solid political blocs composed along traditional lines.