Through the mass of parties, we can see the contours of two opposed and increasingly solid political blocs composed along traditional lines.
Posts Tagged: Coalition
How could the Conservatives get by without a majority and outside a coalition? With equal parts of humility and clarity.
Confidence in Cameron returning to Downing Street hits an all-time high in our survey. But watch the small print…
…Because only a third of Party member respondents expect the Conservatives to win over 300 seats.
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act just adds to the questions swirling around the forthcoming election.
True to Lib Dem form, Paddy agrees with Ken on the need for proportional representation and Michael on the threat of the SNP.
With poor prospects for a new coalition, effective minority government or a second election, public disillusionment is set to rise.
The 290 seat Conservative Government. 3) Cameron should be ready to offer the LibDems a real Mansion Tax
In a hung Parliament in which the Conservatives are the largest party, he would need support from the Liberal Democrats once again.
“We’re not looking for any sort of deal. The fact is the difference between Labour and the SNP is too big, and the gap has grown.”
Almost three in four believe that he will make it back to Downing Street. Over two in five think that he will head a minority government.
My last ConHome column addresses the same topic as my first: If I were a Tory, here’s what I would do.
My party has suffered from this first term – would a second be worth it? And if so, then on what terms?
Any new coalition agreement should require the consent of “the wider party” – the members, not just MPs
As more details of the plans for coalition talks emerge, the leadership must be straight with the grassroots.
Our monthly poll. Plus: what should Cameron’s “red lines” be in any Coalition negotiation?
The rapid formation of the 2010 coalition has lulled us into a false sense of security – next time won’t be so easy
And much will depend on whether the Liberal Democrats could give either major party enough votes for a sustainable majority.