Labour gain a seat from independents in East Lindsey
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Welfare reforms prompted Cllr Colin White to switch
Gove praised allies in the Labour Party such as Lord Adonis – and Diane Abbott
Ralph Miliband was a loving and devoted father. He was also an unrepentant advocate of Communism
The tone was calm and thoughtful for one supposedly crazed with ambition.
George Osborne walked the tightrope between optimism and realism with success.
We have the painful spectacle of the Labour Party condemning zero hours contracts but adding that when offered by Labour councils they are a worthy arrangement
Toby Young is standing on the shoulders of Billy Bragg, who in 2005 urged some Lib Dem supporters to vote Labour tactically, and vice-versa.
Watch this film tribute to Margaret Thatcher which will open the Conservative Party Conference. Those interviewed include David Cameron who talks about her “lion-hearted love for her country.”
Marriage doesn’t always work for the couples concerned. But as a social institution it works very much for the benefit of our country. It is good news for all of us that it is to be rewarded rather than punished.
The Conservatives held all their seats – while Labour lost a seat to UKIP
Using fines as a hidden source of taxation is unconstitutional – it goes against the Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights. The Government are tackling this abuse.
The Evening Standard reports on Conservative plans to restrict trade union power. They cover reducing taxpayer subsidies to the trade… Read more »
4,000 children were adopted last year – the highest since 1992. But the number languishing in the care system remains a scandal.
The Education Secretary is right to address the scandal of teachers spending time as trade union officials – but his plans don’t go far enough.