It despises the very values of patriotism and economic self-improvement that made people like my grandparents vote for them.
Posts Tagged: Rochester and Strood
The story of who won (like David Davis). And who lost (like Zac Goldsmith).
An area almost the size of England is covered with safe seats. There are no compelling political reasons for a Conservative and Labour MP to understand each others’ voters.
The Kennedy plan set out on this site could work. It would further professionalise our campaigning, while enhancing the local democracy that our Party depends on.
The last of our profiles looks at a region that witnessed another Liberal Democrat extinction event and the undoing of the People’s Army.
I also have new findings from Bristol North West, Bristol West, Thurrock, Colne Valley and High Peak.
Our whistle-stop tour heads to the South East, where the Tories and Labour are fighting it out and two minor parties have everything at stake.
The Party should apologise to Timothy and Parkinson – and put them both back on the Candidates’ List
The Public Administration Committee concludes that a key Party instruction to the two SpAds was in breach of the Code of Conduct that binds them.
…All of them.
We got Shakespeare driving a white van, or at least commenting on one, but he was trumped by an MP who actually has white vans in his family.
Of course our efforts at Rochester weren’t helped by the glitches in the new CCHQ computer “Darth Vader”.
They are touching the same sensitive spot that makes the public go gooey as Blair touched – in the same way, but with different lines.
UKIP is, in both form and function a conventional political party
Westminster should ditch the focus group-driven platitudes. At least with Farage, whether you like him or not, you know where he stands.
The hopes and fears of would-be defectors. The position of the Tory Whips. The complex internal tensions within UKIP. And Miliband’s ongoing disaster.