Class war was the tried and trusted theme. Yet the Labour leader has managed to come across as both weak and extreme.
Posts Tagged: Ed Miliband MP
Plus: Will the 21 rebels get the whip back? And: The Tories need younger members, and so does everyone else.
Iain Dale: Bracknell, Broadland, Tunbridge Wells, Conservative candidacies and my future. A statement.
Plus: my profound sense of unease at the withdrawal of the whip from 21 Conservative MPs.
He is the only candidate who can further the work of the project to which Esther McVey and I are so committed.
Esther McVey with the support of MPs from across the party is refreshing and renewing the project.
The Prime Minister seemed to imply that if MPs will not bend to her will, she is off.
Profile: Nimble, eager to please, unembarrassable. The inconstant Gardiner, capable of demolishing Labour’s Brexit policy in seconds.
Tied to no faction, former Blair backer turned Corbyn supporter, the shadow Trade Secretary is a law unto himself.
Rachel Wolf: On policy, it’s not the Independent Group that’s driven to the margins. It’s the Conservative Right.
The new group’s platform is not very inspiring. But its biggest problem is it they won’t be very different from the Conservatives’.
Losing 150,000 members, and the money that comes with them, has knock-on effects for the Opposition and for the Conservative Party.
Charging the same amount for different courses does not make sense. Fees should be slashed, but with the threshold for repayments lowered.
Chloe Westley: Enough talk of tax rises from Tory Ministers. Let’s have tax cuts instead. Or else what are they for?
The Conservatives are not going to win the hearts and minds of the British people by proposing Labour-lite policies. There must be something different on offer.
Watson et al lost today, but they will inevitably return. The Government should honour its pledge to delete the preferred weapon against free expression.
Alex Morton: A solution to Tory electoral problems in the capital. Work to make it more like the rest of England.
It’s wrong to claim that May and Brexit have brought new problems for the Conservatives in London. These were clear in 2015 under Cameron.
The DUP’s Westminster Leader says the Irish border issue is being exploited by people who want “to thwart leaving the EU if they can”.