I got one message from a Brexiteer artist telling me “it would be career suicide for me to be public about my opinions”.
Posts Tagged: Jeremy Corbyn MP
A year of Starmer. Why are his ratings going downhill? Lack of authenticity, inconsistency and missed opportunities.
Strangely, one of the few things that now unites voters across the Left and Right is a feeling he won’t win an election.
Richard Holden: This spring’s local elections. For levelling-up to work, we need local councils and leaders who back it.
The sad truth is that many local Labour councils and local bureaucracies don’t want it: they’re scared of it.
Furthermore, critics of the programme are alarmed by the rising costs. But will they ever acknowledge that ‘lockdown sceptics’ warned about these?
Richard Holden: The Chancellor shouldn’t try to win a spending arms race with Labour – which we would lose anyway
Perhaps the simplest way of putting it is: it’s all about economic credibility, stupid. Because come 2024, it certainly will be.
The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
The public elected a Conservative Government, but they didn’t get one.
His fixation on trying to outmanoeuvre his opponents makes it less clear what he stands for.
John O’Connell: Presiding over the biggest tax burden in 70 years is surely a legacy Johnson must be keen to avoid
In one of an occasional series we are running in advance of the Budget, some radical suggestions for kickstarting the British economy.
Ryan Bourne: A reassuringly conservative speech from Starmer’s Shadow Chancellor. The Tories will need to up their game.
This is not to say that all of Dodds’ analysis is coherent or correct, but the days of unhinged Corbynite attacks on capitalism are over.
Auto-rant, bullshit and self-pity. The conspiracists who stormed the senate. And their right-wing equivalents here.
We feel the power of American culture in Britain – and the shock-jockery, coat-trailing, and oppositional mindset that comes with it.
Much the best way to embarrass its members at Westminster would be to hail them as friends and fellow members of the Establishment.
Max Caller, the inspector who brought change to Tower Hamlets, has been sent in to the city. The Government could take control.
Richard Holden: This first Johnson year demanded tough short-term decisions. The coming second will demand tough long-term ones.
The towns of the North East, left behind for generations by Labour, will need to see their Conservative MPs forging a durable path to a future.
As nearly 70 of the party’s MPs successfully campaigned to remove 30 criminals from a flight, their leader has gone quiet. Again.