It’s a contest between Sunderland and Newcastle. But even if Labour does badly in early results, how much will that tell us?
Posts Tagged: Ed Balls
Jon Davis and John Rentoul’s new book contains valuable material, but cannot efface Iraq, or the former Prime Minister’s self-righteousness.
He’s a Brownite of Brownites with a Leave-voting seat – and one of Corbyn’s main critics. Which explains why he’s going and what he’s doing.
Plus: Crouch’s revenge. Islam’s departure. Brexit, May’s prospective deal and Labour’s internal agonies. And: Trumpety-Trump as the President claims victory.
He never resolved his conflict between being brought up to repress his emotions and as a politician having to express them.
Richard Graham: We failed to make the case for business in June. We must do so once again at Party Conference – and after.
Conservative values underpin what it can achieve – whether in apprenticeships, manufacturing exports, jobs or contributions to good causes.
The Chancellor sounded as if he was auditioning for a role in the Christmas panto.
The cranky Labour leader only got his chance because the Conservatives first beat Miliband and Balls.
To appease furious Labour voters, Balls urges a Remain vote AND free movement curbs. Good luck with that one!
As the referendum vote looms, Corbyn’s party is caught on immigration in a trap of its own devising.
Plus: Thank you for the three bottles of vintage wine…but you forgot to enclose a note with your name. Christmas, eh?
The heart of the heart of Osbornomics is reducing past excess in order to invest in our future.
The Tories ousted Ed Balls and the Liberal Democrats managed to return two seats, but otherwise this region was a low-scoring draw for the main parties.
Mrs Clooney stole the show by saying nothing, while Osborne looked solemn at the thought of budgeting for the whole country.
The Tory general election campaign was far too cautious. We need to become an irreverent, confident and bullish force.
The Prime Minister repeatedly condemned the official Opposition for being “enemies of aspiration”.