Having created the problem in the first place, Labour failed to deliver the leadership, the troops or the strategy they promised to preserve the Union.
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The Party’s plan must be pressed on Labour & the LibDems. If Scotland votes No and the Prime Minister backs off it, the SNP will be back for a second push.
Ryan Henson: It’s about time the people of England politely said, ‘Scotland, it’s time for you to go’
We could rule ourselves, free of Scottish influence, and would no longer have to fund the Scots.
We have moved a long way from NEDS concentrating on the interests of shareholders and helping to take executive decisions.
The shadow chancellor had fun with dividing lines in his speech earlier – attacking Cameron and Osborne for Tory policies that, er, aren’t actually Tory policies.
To defend the MP for Bury St Edmunds would have been seen as support for domestic violence, so he had to go.
The Chancellor’s critics have been proved wrong.
Profile: Simon Danczuk, the tough Rochdale MP unafraid to ask the difficult questions on child sex abuse
If Labour had more MPs as bold as he is, the Tories would find themselves in a very much weaker position.
He would find it hard to sell a second Lib/Con coalition to his party…or to serve in a Lib/Lab coalition as Deputy Prime Minister.
The Fiona Cunningham case shone more light on our politics’ culture of briefing and counter-briefing. Despite Cameron’s promises, it’s never really gone away.
Plus: The shuffle I want. Brown flops. Why on earth do Conservative Governments pour millions into Liverpool? And: In memory of Andy Wilson.
As the Chancellor prepares to deliver his Mansion House speech, here are the people who have stood by him ever since 2005
The failure of Yvette Cooper and Tristram Hunt in the Commons yesterday was a symptom of a bigger Opposition problem.
“I’m proud of Britain as a multinational country with an inclusive idea of what it means to be British.”
These contests, at once cumbersome and trivial, are worse than useless, for they crowd out better forms of politics.