The early training that David Cameron and his team received in the Conservative Research Department proved decisive.
Posts Tagged: Ed Miliband MP
How can we Conservatives convince our fellows that free trade is compassionate? By standing up to those who abuse its power.
Our party review should consider how to reach those voters let down by the Opposition’s divisive, identity-driven campaigns in places like Nottingham.
Plus: Labour – Alastair Campbell v Labour failure. Tories – Dale v Massow? Labour again: Watson V Flint V Eagle V…. And: Roy Jenkins’s sex life. P.S: I’m getting married.
The Labour Lord was speaking to Andrew Neil on today’s Daily Politics.
To The Point returns to Labour’s past leadership elections.
The media’s comic inability to foresee the election result will have political consequences.
Pollsters should have had follow-up questions to UKIP and Green supporters to assess their likelihood of switching to their preferred main party choice.
Unlike every other victorious Labour leadership candidate of the past 30 years, he drew most of his support from party members and MPs.
Quentin Langley: A secret of our recent success. We understand the Left better than it understands us.
We think they’re mistaken. They simply think we’re evil. And their error may have contributed to the failure of the polls.
Plus: All praise, Lynton Crosby! Breibart – falling apart? The Daily Mail: Chappers out, Shippers back?
The BBC needs to review now who will cover the 2020 election in a way that interests young viewers. Neil, Marr and Paxman have a combined age of 185.
Different messages were sent to UKIP/Tory waverers; to undecided voters who preferred Cameron to Miliband; and to non-Tories who nevertheless liked Barwell.
Labour could have done better with a different leader and a different strategy. But its error was its usual one: to assume moral superiority
So we are back at the Palace of Varieties with far more MPs than expected – and relatively few casualties.