Labour have more potential allies in the smaller parties, but the prospect of a coalition with the Nationalists could sink him in England.
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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?
His cuts were so shocking that, in his own Budget speech in June 2010, George Osborne said that there would be no further such reductions.
As the tenth anniversary of the 2010 election approaches, the author says that Labour’s own austerity record and plans were almost as tough as the Coalition’s.
The date at which lockdown should end is debatable. That MPs and peers should be debating it is not.
The perils and volatility that the Coronavirus – that ultimate leveller-down – brings with it suddenly endanger last year’s near-landslide winner.
We need strategic clarity. What poses the greater danger to Britain – Iranian aggression abroad or Sunni extremism here?
Johnson, Macron and Merkel don’t agree on everything, but they share a common concern about ISIS now being allowed the space to revive.
As 2020 begins, we look back on ten years in which Tories first led the movement for austerity…and then against it
And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
When Lord Kerr whistled, voters turned the Nelsonian equivalent of a deaf ear. When they whistled, he was dragged helplessly along by the command of a democratic vote.
Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat…Total Complete & Utter Victory.