Farage’s decision to stand down some Brexit Party candidates seems to have been the most impactful development of this election week.
Posts Tagged: Sajid Javid MP
Sunder Katwala: Childcare, not Kashmir. Neither Narendra Modi nor Imran Khan are candidates in this election.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
WATCH: £650 million extra a day. “What we’ve set out today is the true cost of Corbyn’s Labour” – Javid
“These are eye-watering levels of spending…and would leave this country with an economic crisis within months”
WATCH: Javid – “We will ensure that we can invest more. But we will continue to live within our means.”
The Chancellor launches the Conservatives’ economic campaign as the election gets into gear.
Not a good month for the Foreign Secretary, who slips from third place to eighth. But this is probably just due to the rising popularity of others.
There was a really good vibe at Party Conference – especially at lots of outstanding fringe events discussing how to give local communities greater powers.
The mood of this conference has been supportive but apprehensive. And now we are finally seeing the outlines of Johnson’s negotiating plan.
Sajid Javid: We will make UK the first major economy in the world to end low pay. His speech today: full text
Chancellor Sajid Javid promised an ‘infrastructure revolution’ and an increase in the National Living Wage, in his speech to the Conservative Party conference.
Chancellor Sajid Javid announces an increase in the National Living Wage and a lower age threshold of 21, in his speech to the Conservative Party conference.
Brexiteers retain their stranglehold on the top of the chart, but there is a general downward drift. Is it a foretaste of what might happen if we fail to leave the EU next month?
Plus: We Conservatives have a chance to unite, but don’t take an election win for granted. And: the radicalism of Gavin Williamson.
Even Corbyn’s Labour is wary of assaulting his free school and academy legacy directly.
Our founder is ending his first week as the Prime Minister’s new social justice adviser, reporting to him and the Chancellor.
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