Yesterday’s employment figures confirmed a new balance in our labour market.
Posts Tagged: Gordon Brown MP
Iain Dale: I name Labour’s Shadow Cabinet members with business experience. They are…um…er…hang on a minute…
Plus: Rubbish in the Sun. Andy Carroll is out. A mystery Tory is in – with an au pair, at any rate. My controversial book on the NHS. And: Lord Fink is right.
Interview: Ken Clarke – “The Greeks have made it impossible, unless they come up with some brilliant solution, to stay in the Euro.”
“The Cameroons” are wrong to view Tony Blair as “the Master”. It was “a pity” to move Michael Gove, and the EU referendum will not heal Tory divisions on Europe.
It is a costly fiscal transfer from the broad body of taxpayers to the rich and old.
Lord Flight: Economic management. Labour, nil points. Conservatives, neuf points. But here are a few reservations.
I am critical of some measures which the Government has taken to accommodate some of Labour’s class warfare propaganda.
Syriza’s breakthrough looks to ramp up the Great Euro Game of destitution and extremism. Here’s what Cameron should do post-May if still in office.
Mark Field MP: Would an inconclusive election result stoke support on the right for electoral reform?
Current polling evidence suggests that Labour may end up as the largest single party even if it secures more than a million fewer votes than the Conservatives.
Lewis Baston: Six months out, what does the past tell us about how much change to expect before polling day?
The classic pattern of Government honeymoon, mid-term discontent and Government recovery happens less often than one might believe.
Andrew Gimson’s Autumn Statement sketch: Chancellor bludgeons Balls and presents himself as the progressive
There is a growing sense that the Opposition has wasted the last four years and is quite unable to offer an alternative economic programme.
The former Prime Minister may stand down from Parliament next year. Here’s our attempt at a friendly send-off.
They are touching the same sensitive spot that makes the public go gooey as Blair touched – in the same way, but with different lines.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Labour’s bungled City regulation helped cause the Great Recession. Here’s how we’re putting it right.
We need a system that will protect savers and the taxpayer without undermining the free markets on which Britain’s prosperity depends.
Plus: Pipe down, John Mann. Pipe down, Justin Tomlinson. Why I love Paris. Why France hates Hollande. Teflon Theresa May. And: Why Labour doesn’t rate Miliband.
The Conservatives are stronger in the new towns, weaker in some some suburbs and more concentrated in the South-East – the cause and effect of changes in the party.
Although Cameron and the Chancellor expected the deficit to be far smaller by now, they still have a credible strategy for dealing with it.