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Posts Tagged: Election debates 2015
Lewis Baston: The General Election of 1900 – the narrow Conservative win that turned out to be an illusion
We cannot know yet whether 2015 was the start of a new ascendancy or whether, like 1900, it is an anomaly that posterity hardly notices.
Plus: All praise, Lynton Crosby! Breibart – falling apart? The Daily Mail: Chappers out, Shippers back?
Labour could have done better with a different leader and a different strategy. But its error was its usual one: to assume moral superiority
We bring you the latest news from across the country throughout the night, and on into Friday.
Plus: This week’s focus groups in Pudsey, Hazel Grove, and Rossendale & Darwen; and how much do we really know about the party leaders?
Professor Alan Smithers said that there was a real risk of the move towards school-based training being reversed.
The inflated hopes engendered by their 2014 annus mirabilis look set to sour a perfectly respectable result for the People’s Army.
The Prime Minister brandished that Liam Byrne note. Miliband’s weaknesses on the economy and the SNP showed up. But more floaters broke for Clegg than for either.
The five of them go head-to-head.
“Is it the case that you would rather see David Cameron go back into Downing Street than work with the SNP?”
“This audience, which is a remarkable audience even by the left-wing standards of the BBC.”
Also: What the DUP would have said in the leaders’ debate; and Plaid Cymru try to build on Wood’s boosted profile.
“I think there will be some concern this morning amongst Labour officials about the potential impact of Ed Miliband effectively being put up to be shot at by the minor parties.”
There is a real tension between producing entertainment for the politically engaged, and informative programming for the wider electorate.