A handful of gains from the Liberal Democrats do little to disguise a total stalemate between Labour and the Tories in this region.
Posts Tagged: General Election 2015
Activists need to feel a sense of belonging to a city-wide Conservative network.
All a unionist party does by dissolving its British connections is signal to the electorate that the SNP are right.
The current entrepreneurial spirit and endeavour are the strongest I have experienced in my career.
Ultimately, the logic of the argument against FPTP leads not just to PR, but to a permanent power-sharing government.
Ministers who want Brexit should be free to campaign for No during the referendum. And the Prime Minister should be free to get on with the renegotiation he wants.
Plus: ComRes – waving. Harris-Quinney – drowning. Bring on Zac Goldsmith. Welcome, Paul Abbott. Jeremy Corbyn, my part in his rise. And: I will miss Charles Kennedy.
Another region, another strong Conservative result against a mismanaged Labour campaign plagued by local miseries.
Also: ‘Self-financing’ Yes campaign bankrolled by the SNP; and Welsh Labour minister uninterested in ‘English Labour’ leadership contest.
Edward Timpson MP: Today, we introduce our new Adoption Bill – to help ensure that no child is left behind
We will establish, where Councils are unable or unwilling to do so, Regional Adoption Agencies to match children with the right family for them more quickly.
Guy Opperman MP and Baroness Anne Jenkin: The new Conservative women MPs – selected on merit, slaying the big beasts
From advice and mentoring to funding and campaign support, Women2Win has helped female candidates realise their potential.
Opportunities for Scotland’s Conservatives lie ahead – if the right organisation and resources can be found.
“There is now much more diversity within our ranks – BME candidates within the Cabinet, for example.”
The media’s comic inability to foresee the election result will have political consequences.
Plus: Ivan Massow – a joke. Greenhalgh and Boff – no charisma. Tulip Siddiq and Stephen Kinnock – impressive. And: Ben Harris-Quinney (for it is he)