The improvement has been dramatic – and is a vindication for the emphasis placed on phonics by Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister.
Posts Tagged: Lib Dems
The mundane local concerns of people going about their daily lives cannot be ignored. That doesn’t mean getting down into the gutter with the Lib Dems.
Opinion polls which show Labour in contention cannot be reconciled with the public’s contempt for the party’s leader.
The poor showing for UKIP and the Lib Dems proves those on both sides of the debate wish to move on.
Net gains for the Conservatives in England 319 seats, net Labour losses 142, net UKIP loses 137, net Lib Dem losses 28.
The Lib Dems will gain seats, but gaining councils is another matter.
Let us make the county an even better and more prosperous place to live and work
The Lib Dems will hope to pick up anti Brexit votes – but we are optimistic a campaign on local issues with deliver victory.
Contrast with the fate of the Lib Dems: on the right our party system has done its job, but on the left it’s struggling.
They take place three months from tomorrow – as will Birmingham’s mayoral election and that Surrey council tax referendum.
Farron plans to appeal to as many aggrieved, embittered Remain voters that he can find.
Burning down a dirty house is more newsworthy than cleaning it, but not wiser.
The Upper House is a valuable part of our constitution. The Prime Minister must clarify its role, rationalise appointments – and cull its membership.
Ruth Davidson: Sturgeon has broken her promise that Scotland’s referendum was “once in a generation”. What a shock.
The news shows how foolish Labour and the Lib Dems were to take the First Minister at her word.
Anti-politics – that is, politics that challenges the establishment – doesn’t have to be populist.