In this acutely marginal seat, Labour looks even more vulnerable than the Conservatives to attack by UKIP.
Posts Tagged: Australia
The right-wing British commentators who claim otherwise are wide of the mark.
This bad policy doesn’t just affect smokers or tobacco companies – it will hit all of us in the pocket.
The Australian Prime Minister survived a rebellion last night – but now his relationship with his colleagues is fundamentally altered.
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.
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”.