Lancashire’s Clive Grunshaw might feel the long arm of the law he is meant to enforce.
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In this case the present arrangement offers the best chance of escaping the grip of a failing political establishment.
Simply announcing a target is a poor subsidy for a policy. The Labour Party announce a target of 200,000 new homes a year. Why not 250,000? Or 150,000? The figure seems to have plucked out of the air.
Labour is more inclined than the Conservatives to allow taxpayers to be ripped off when it comes to contracts. The Housing Minister Mark Prisk offers a further example.
Many of them think Ed Miliband is doing a bad job.
At last we have a clear Labour Party policy in place for the 2015 General Election. They have given a… Read more »
Nick Clegg didn't have anything terribly interesting or new to say in his speech this afternoon but the tone was… Read more »
Danny Alexander, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury – like Nick Clegg but unlike Vince Cable – is a supporter… Read more »
There will be lots of issues at the next election – the Government's record on the economy, welfare reform and… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter Leighton Andrews, the Education Minister in Labour's Welsh Government, has resigned. It followed an astonishing… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter The Times journalist Daniel Finkelstein is a bright and engaging fellow. Reading his stuff is… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter Toby Young has given ten reasons why the Mayor of London Boris Johnson will be… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter There is lots of attention being paid to Scotland's future in the United Kingdom (or… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter The Daily Telegraph reports this morning that the Conservative policy of tax relief for marrried… Read more »
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter The Sunday Telegraph have a report that MPs have spent £500,000 on business class flights… Read more »