The party’s election line-up demotes or sidelines prominent left-wingers and gives vital portfolios to men better-disposed towards the Conservatives.
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The percentages strongly or broadly supportive of such a deal both hit a new high this month.
As this New Year opens, the proportion of party members expecting a Minority Conservative Government hits a high
The proportion of those expecting Cameron to make it back to Downing Street has grown since earlier this year.
The Government’s fiscal credibility now appears to be reliant on simply announcing more self-imposed targets for itself.
Stephen Tall: A spectre haunts the Lib Dems. Actually, scratch that. At least five spectres haunt the Lib Dems.
The reality is that there is no easy bounce-back recovery for the Lib Dems. It’s going to be a long, hard slog. And that’s the best case scenario.
There are good reasons why the latter is more likely.
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.
Christopher Howarth: The EAW. We should cooperate with our EU neighbours. But why should we join a EU criminal justice system?
The Government shows no sign of putting the bilateral treaty option on the table. An opportunity to renegotiate has been lost.
He could have then called, and won, a second General Election. So why did he strike a deal with the Lib Dems?
As the election draws nearer, Tory MPs are turning their minds to whether or when the Coalition should break up – and if so, how.
He would find it hard to sell a second Lib/Con coalition to his party…or to serve in a Lib/Lab coalition as Deputy Prime Minister.
Our ConHome surveys illuminate the realities of a more democratic approach.
The Welsh Secretary savages Carwyn Jones on education and health in his address to the Welsh conference.
I offer Conservatives and Liberal Democrat different reasons for writing on this site. Both are true – but here’s a third.
On the economy, Labour has been manoevered into going exactly where its opponents want it to be.