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Posts Tagged: General Election 2015
They might get it in part, but does the wider Labour Party?
The last of our profiles looks at a region that witnessed another Liberal Democrat extinction event and the undoing of the People’s Army.
Why and how the Conservatives should work with the Lib Dems in this Parliament.
Iain Dale: The Conservative Party is acting like North Korea over its London Mayoral candidate selection
Plus: Zac Goldsmith tells me that he won’t stand in a by-election if the Heathrow decision fails to go his way.
The results here find the Tories struggling to break through, but also a strong indication of the rewards should they do so.
The ban is an ineffective fudge, and the proposed changes small. The stakes in the coming Parliamentary vote are probably much lower than either side likes to let on.
84 per cent of party members now expect another Conservative majority after the next general election.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
Profile: Zac Goldsmith MP, the outsider leading the race to become Tory candidate for Mayor of London
The Richmond Park MP has demonstrated that he has the independent spirit which helped the last two Mayors to victory.
Conservatives in Parliament have no desire to return to the kind of entrenched division of a generation ago which was so destructive for our party and our country.
What if instead of a narrative concentrated on restricting human rights, the Government argued instead that in some key respects they haven’t gone far enough?
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.
We should make it our over-riding priority to seek “full ownership” of homes within a generation.
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.