When more than 30 million of us regularly drink wine, why does the pub – not the wine bar – continue to represent political expediency?
Posts Tagged: Alistair Darling MP
Plus: Let’s have three bands of income tax. Red sky at night, my Shepherds delight. And: see you in Finchley tomorrow for my Conservative Mayoral Candidate Hustings.
Lord Hennessy: Never before in recent times have constitutional possibility and peril jostled together quite like this
It’s crucial for the shared future of those who live in these islands that we should not Balkanise ourselves, in either structural terms or in our minds and hearts.
Budgets can move the public opinion – but often in the opposite direction from what their authors were intending.
Dominic Raab MP: Farage himself says that UKIP “isn’t passing the credibility test”. Here’s why he’s right.
A double-talking, flip-flopping, party of spendthrifts will aggravate – not salve – public mistrust of the political class.
They used Treasury calculations made in the same manner as those they’re now criticising.
Tax credits, regulation, EU requirements – all help to explain why employment has risen but output has fallen outside the manufacturing sector, at least per person.
Most political messaging documents seem to be made up entirely of the language of Westminster rather than that of Wolverhampton, Waverley or West Kilbride.
We need a politics and politicians who can respond emotionally as well as practically to the people’s challenge.
“You represent the majority of opinion, and your voices have been heard – the silent have spoken.”
Seven hours to go.
England as a whole would be strong enough to cope, but what of the region furthest North?
Having created the problem in the first place, Labour failed to deliver the leadership, the troops or the strategy they promised to preserve the Union.
Ryan Henson: It’s about time the people of England politely said, ‘Scotland, it’s time for you to go’
We could rule ourselves, free of Scottish influence, and would no longer have to fund the Scots.
Salmond won on his own terms, but failed to shift a single voter.