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The leading psephologist anticipates that the Liberal Democrats will be the big beneficiaries of the local elections.
Jon Davis and John Rentoul’s new book contains valuable material, but cannot efface Iraq, or the former Prime Minister’s self-righteousness.
This small measure may well go some way to restoring the faith of voters in democratic measures – not least in Oxford.
“Everything really depends on whether either of the two major parties, the Conservatives or the Labour Party, can put themselves back together.
“In my personal opinion, Olly Robbins should go to the Tower, in which case he should arrive by river.”
Len McCluskey’s opposition to a second referendum is explicit, Seamus Milne’s Euroscepticism is unshakeable, and so on. The People’s Voters need Labour’s whipping power, but they won’t get it.
May’s Brexit deal helps to show that British politicians are more honourable and efficient than is claimed
There has been a tendency to suppose that because Britain’s power has declined in relative terms they must have become totally useless.
Corbyn has upped his rhetorical game – and he appears to be developing his political savvy a bit, too
His promises are unaffordable, and his spending plans are reckless, but he has started to offer retail policies.
The task of choosing the final two runners must remain with MPs, who know them better than the members do.
But Corbyn is so third-rate he helps to keep her in power, and both of them epitomise a wider decline in political speech.
From ‘fake news’ to micro-targeting, crowd-funding to data rights, we explore the key areas of focus for an overdue review of the rules of our democracy.
The shadow chancellor says, however, that he’s a “natural pessimist”, and thinks it’ll be a “long haul”.
The Morley and Outwood MP says that her constituents want the Brexit they voted for – and asks why Downing Street accuses Leavers but not Remainers of “bullying”.
His understated, unpretentious, unexciting style of politics works well in the context of local government. Could it be transposed to Westminster?