The fifth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Posts Tagged: Liberal Democrats
Henry Hill: Tories claim Drakeford has turned Wales into ‘test-bed for left-wing socialist authority’
Also: another miserable week in Government for the SNP; the deep damage of the Irish Protocol grow clearer by the day; and more.
Lord Ashcroft: What my new poll of eight thousand people says about Covid-19, the two main parties, Johnson and Starmer
Challenging findings for the Prime Minister, encouraging ones for the Opposition Leader – with the economy as a key battleground.
Iain Dale: Cameron – blamed by Remainers, scorned by Leavers. But in many ways, he changed the country for good.
Plus: Publishing diaries – do you keep in all the salacious details, or take some out to avoid upsetting people? Sasha Swire takes route one.
Iain Dale: Davey is the new LibDem leader. But only 57 per cent of his party’s members could be bothered to vote.
Plus: Any Questions, Cross Question, why Williamson and Gibb should go – and why Johnson’s masks policy isn’t a U-turn.
It is now open season on the Education Secretary, as it will continue to be until he resigns, is moved – or is sacked.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
The Government is poised to reverse the trend to competition rather than collaboration that has marked healthcare policy for 30 years.
Labour have more potential allies in the smaller parties, but the prospect of a coalition with the Nationalists could sink him in England.
Polling snapshot. Coming out of lockdown, Starmer’s election and disillusion with the Government are returning us to politics as normal.
There is no evidence from the poll of polls that the Dominic Cummings affair speeded up what has been a steady Tory decline since mid-April.
This is 25 times the number of skilled work permits issued each year to non-EU citizens and their dependants.
Theresa May’s former Chief of Staff takes issue with the Deputy Editor of this site – and argues that the Labour leader may yet make it to Number Ten.
Some of its problems can be fixed. Others won’t be. And one perhaps can’t be: namely, that this Parliament seems to be incapable of saying No.
Owen Paterson: Cameron’s Coalition was formed ten years ago today. It left us a message of hope that we should honour.
As a member of his first Cabinet, I was tested in Northern Ireland – as elsewhere the new government reduced the defict and reformed public services.
Exactly a decade after forming a government with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats are languishing on the political fringes – where did it all go wrong?