Today’s announcements are extremely cautious. Some of this is justified, some less so, but it makes a stark contrast to the Gove era.
Posts Tagged: Coalition
Clearing up the last few pieces of formal political inequality has taken a century, but every step was taken under a Conservative or Coalition government.
The Government is seeking recognition of its working majority in the Commons – and can only prevail if that majority exists.
The two parties have proven that they can work effectively together in normal circumstances. These are not normal circumstances.
Coalitions are the new normal…”banging on about Europe” is inherently unpopular…no-one will ever listen to the polls again.
Whether or not May wants an early election is beside the point: recent events illustrate why governments shouldn’t be imprisoned in office.
More power and control must be devolved to Cabinet members if we are to see the improvement in the quality of government that is now plainly necessary.
Cameron increasingly talks as though it’s the latter. This may not be wise.
We must not shrink from the opportunity posed by majority government to reclaim the mantles of compassion and social justice from the left.
The Communists in France. The Free Democrats in Germany. The Progressive Democrats in Ireland. And now Clegg’s Party.
The smoother the co-operation between Number 10 and the ’22 is if such a plan is put, the more likely it is to pass.
“I’m not gagging for power for power’s sake,” he tells Andrew Marr.
The proportion of Party members expecting a second Coalition with the Liberal Democrats hits a record high
And the percentage expecting Cameron to return to Number Ten falls slightly.
“We would insist that a stability budget would be introduced within fifty days to make sure that we balance the books… in a fair way.”
In the heady days of the AV referendum, some claimed compromise was what excited voters. Try arguing that now.