From illiberal liberals to the Daily Express, Nigel Farage to David Cameron, here are the factors that delivered UKIP’s success.
Posts Tagged: European Elections 2014
Arise Lord Callanan of Gateshead?
With a UKIP victory, a Lib Dem wipeout and another Miliband mess-up, what does this all mean?
Edward Leigh MP: The lesson of these Euro-elections: Modernisation has failed. Get back to real conservatism. End the Coalition now.
My programme: Let grammars expand. Means-test incidental health costs. The Green Deal is a joke. Immigration is still a farce. Apologise for same sex marriage.
Adam Afriyie MP: Why these bad results for the Conservatives? Because of the Westminster party establishment
Many feel that the Tories have drifted away from their small-c conservative roots. I feel that too.
Plus: My partner votes for a nutter. Downing Street disasters. West Ham’s agony. The gifted Suzanne Evans. And finally: What I might do to really, really annoy you…
Labour and the Lib Dems compete for the votes of people who feel threatened by educational reform.
Lord Trimble ‘hurt’ at being ‘kept in the dark’ over amnesty letters; MSPs defer decision on giving Edward Snowden asylum.
Or an EU police force? Or army? If not, the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists wants your support. Here’s their video.
Stephen Tall: Why my heart won’t be too heavy this week when I vote Conservative (in a manner of speaking)
Clegg has failed to make the positive case for reform, which grieves me. And Cameron is making a case for it which will grieve much of his party.
Priti Patel MP: This is the most successful Euro-sceptic government since Thatcher’s. So vote Conservative on Thursday.
Miliband and Labour are relying on divisions on the Right to prop them up. Let’s not give the them that satisfaction.
Also, are Labour really viewed as ‘the party of the NHS’?
Instead of flinging insults, the Culture Secretary offers voters a viable alternative to UKIP.
Actually, scrap the other eleven, and just stick to one. The economy. The economy. The economy…
Iain Dale: I’ll vote for Ford and Hannan – but not Andreasen, Ashworth, Van Orden or Campbell-Bannerman
Why I’ll have Nick Griffin on my show. Why I won’t have Mo Ansar on my show. And: the duplicity of Conservative MPs