A combination of sudden measures to fix the economy, bad party management, poor timing, Senate opposition and the spill system have put Tony Abbott in danger.
Posts Tagged: Australia
Plus: Farage’s book an election expense? Don’t be daft. My election predictions. Dull Tory slogans. Lively Australian politicians. And: victims of MND.
It has worked in Australia but in a totally different context.
Carole Mills is tangled up in a burqa ban – and a Select Committee report that it was misled about her knowledge of an Australian parliamentary controversy.
They are likely to be less stable than coalitions because of the lack of a majority. That does not prevent them enduring,
50,000 pages of rules have been removed – including nearly 10,000 separate regulations and a thousand Acts of Parliament. An idea for the Conservative Manifesto?
“It has changed the current of Australian politics – and so much more. We have helped to build modern Australia.”
Terry Barnes: Carol Mills is a decent person who has been left by the Speaker in an impossible position
She is being hung out to dry by John Bercow’s determination both to get his own way and save his parliamentary skin.
If we go into the next election with too much tax cut talk it will risk our reputation for fiscal responsibility.
Sometimes it takes a searing crisis for a political leader to reach beyond their political comfort zone.
Interview: Fox propounds his points-based immigration policy – and agrees it would mean a fall in family migration
The former Defence Secretary gives his view on quitting the EU, its appeasement of Putin, and the reshuffle – “what’s done is done”.
Forced out of his role as a Conservative aide in Britain, now a legislator in Australia, McGrath has delivered a maiden speech to remember.
Getting rid of the carbon tax won’t stop Australia’s solar power revolution.
We must be clearer about what we are trying to achieve within Europe if we are to obtain reforms that suit us.
This week’s Budget clashes with his “absolute guarantee” on tax.