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?
Posts Tagged: Sir Nick Clegg
It will mean woke bureaucrats censoring Tory activists, undermining entrepreneurs, and threatening our free press. Time to drop it once and for all.
Cameron’s memoirs offer a hint of where the occupant of Number 11 may look to raise property taxes instead.
The Lib Dem leader’s approach has a logic to it, but it is risky. But instead of delivering a surge, her numbers are on the slide.
The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
Brexit has changed much for them, but less than one might think – at least when it comes to their strategic position at Westminster.
Garvan Walshe: By picking von der Leyen, the EU has ensured that Remain would lose a second referendum
The ‘remain and reform’ mantra was implausible to begin with, but the choice of new EU Commission President fatally undermines it.
Dinah Glover: The Prime Minister lacks empathy, negotiates badly – and doesn’t lead. The Conservative Party needs to get her out now.
The final humiliation is now being delivered upon us in the form of the European elections – elections to an institution that we voted to leave three years ago.
The People’s Vote is bound up with New Labour and talk of a new party. This does nothing to help it among Tory MPs…and much to harm it among Labour ones.
The suffrage movement fought for those of all backgrounds to have the vote. This cannot be called into question for the sake of political gain.
His focus on leftish politics and local campaigning built the party into a potent force, but left it badly exposed to the dangers of coalition with the Conservatives.
Daniel Hannan: We still have time to switch course from disaster. Just. It’s up to Conservative MPs to act now.
The logic is clear enough. The EU’s choice would be between no backstop and nothing else either; or no backstop and agreement on everything else.