UKIP’s decline will probably allow the three main parties to each claim an increased vote share. Afterwards, the Tories will still be the largest party in local government.
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Our New Generation programme will be tasked with producing policies in areas that are of pressing concern to voters: tax, enterprise, housing, welfare.
Iain Dale: A revitalised and purposeful May heads for the Welsh hills to call an election (just kidding, folks)
Plus: Gauke’s failure, UKIP chaos, Salmond’s Russia Today shame, Corbyn’s anti-semitism debacle…and an invitation if you live near Bath.
Whatever happened to the Big Society? 3) Peter Franklin: The values of the all-consuming state or market both deaden the human spirit
Even in an age of austerity, government has plenty of power and assets, which it could on a small-scale, experimental basis transfer to the control of community groups.
WATCH: May at PMQs- “We are taking more steps to address mental health than the Labour Government ever took
“1400 more people are accessing mental health services every day compared to when we came to power. Spending has increased to a record £11.6 billion.”
He is the laziest and most self-indulgent Leader of the Opposition in living memory.
At each turn to date, they have decided that the best shouldn’t be the enemy of the good. Which suggests that they won’t vote against any heads of agreement – however imperfect.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
The failure to confront anti-semitism within the Labour Party has led to a total breakdown of trust.
The revelation that [he] personally defended an antisemitic mural has compounded matters. It’s time we say, ‘Enough is enough!’
WATCH: McDonald says Labour should “work to try to heal the nation”, not sow division with a second referendum
“We do have to work collectively…Owen [Smith] has made it clear he’s not prepared to abide by the collective responsibility principle,” notes the Shadow Transport Secretary.
And Marr asks how it is possible that Corbyn didn’t look at an anti-semitic work which he was commenting on.
The Labour leader is presiding over a culture which empowers and emboldens racists within his party and without.
These two MPs have not found, at the first attempt, the sort of language that will appeal to the unconverted. But nor did David Cameron.
Only 28 years after the poll tax precipitated Thatcher’s downfall, no one called for a new system of local government finance.