Whilst policy-wonks like to describe the differences in public spending on the old and young as an “injustice”, that’s not how thrifty pensioners see it.
Posts Tagged: Liberal Democrats
WATCH: Ici Londres – In the Brexit talks, we need politicians who stand up for Britain, not for Brussels, argues Daniel Hannan
It was extraordinary to see British Europhiles taking Juncker’s side against May.
If the SNP do drop below 40 per cent of the vote, as a new poll suggests, the Prime Minister will be quite able to go on saying “not yet”.
Lord Ashcroft: “Sturgeon still keeps banging on about independence”. My general election focus groups from Scotland.
For most of those considering a change of parties, this left one viable option: “I hate to say it, but the Tories.”
For the most part, those in SW1 don’t actually set out to deceive the public. The trouble is – they deceive themselves.
Tory voters on the Devon coast show no sign of being worried by the manifesto muddle, nor is there a Liberal Democrat revival.
Tim Farron has led his party into an electoral cul-de-sac on the EU. He needs a change of course to save his MPs – and his leadership.
Lord Ashcroft: “Vote Labour and get a free kitten” – my General Election focus groups, with three weeks to go
Previous Labour voters wondered whether the party’s pledges were credible or affordable.
Plus: An idea for May. A quote from YouGov. A cancelled lunch. A headline from the Economist. Could Gove return? And: could Bercow be ousted?
Leaving the EU matters, but it shouldn’t drive out other important issues entirely.
It was, of course, back when he expected that his side was going to win. His party appears not to have taken the advice.
A key problem for Farron’s party is that Labour is competitive among young people – many of whom have not forgiven it for tuition fees.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: The manifesto must convince Leavers – and lock in our escape from the EU
Pro-EU Lords will not be able to block Brexit measures that are set out in May’s programme for Government.
New evidence suggests their supposed voter base doesn’t exist. Meanwhile, they’re taking the day off.
It comes with a stipulation of its own. My constituency estimates, to adapt my 2015 mantra, are a probability, not a prediction.