Whatever you think about the various political successes and failures of the past years, it is sobering for Conservatives to recognise that their party’s unrest could lead to Corbyn in charge.
Posts Tagged: Sadiq Khan
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The Shadow Chancellor tries to defend his policy from criticisms by Sadiq Khan, who called it “madness”.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
The Mayor of London lists ’privileged access to a single market’, and ‘the continued ability to attract talent’.
The Mayor of London is still in campaign mode – he should switch to governing mode.
Plus: Trump’s folly, Miliband’s mess, my first West Ham game at the Olympic Stadium – and Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Game Shows.
Mohammed Amin: I’m a Conservative, and voted for Zac. But I was disgusted by his repeated, risible attempts to smear Khan
Every Muslim member of the Party who discussed the campaign with me understood the messages in this way – as have many, probably most, non-Muslim commentators.
He is in no sense an extremist – far from it. But his candidacy is more likely to divide London’s voters along confessional lines than Jowell’s would have been.
Plus: CCHQ goes all Goebbels. I announce my peerage – replacing Lord Ashcroft. My political bias. Good luck to agents. And: am I an egotistical knob?
Plus: Pipe down, John Mann. Pipe down, Justin Tomlinson. Why I love Paris. Why France hates Hollande. Teflon Theresa May. And: Why Labour doesn’t rate Miliband.
Also: Miliband plays with Farage and plays with fire. The unGreen BBC. Jonathan Jones is a twat. Two new Biteback books. Plus: Guido’s Iranian payments to friends of Israel.
Plus: Anti-smoking nannies. A part in Salmond’s downfall. Labour’s anti-UKIP plan (lack of). Thatcher tribute. And: Shapps doesn’t chose chaps.
Alex Crowley: Mayor of London is one of the best jobs in British politics – so why don’t any Tories want it?
On the basis you only need to be better than your opponent, the mayoral election in 2016 is indeed competitive. Whisper it: even winnable for the Conservatives.
Labour may have also given up on Tower Hamlets.