“It’s like a school that’s completely out of control and the head teacher sitting in her office paralysed and impotent.”
Posts Tagged: Vince Cable MP
Her Brexit majority leaves the Prime Minister free to bludgeon away to her heart’s content.
Iain Dale: Abortion, same-sex marriage, and Rees-Mogg. He would be a brilliant Speaker. But I fear he has now blown it.
Plus: Cable, the Saudis, arms – and hypocrisy. MPs, the EU Withdrawal Bill, Henry VIII clauses – and hypocrisy. And: on a different note, why isn’t Zahawi a Minister?
Churchill saw a century ago that the existing party machines will always prove the stronger, and UKIP and the SDP have confirmed this.
We should also have local referendums on removing traffic lights.
Iain Dale: Shame on the doctors and lobbies that support the extinction of young human lives. (And, yes: I’m anti-abortion.)
Plus: I was a bit hard on Javid. I have a bit of time for Cable. On May’s modesty and decency. And: ttthhhwwwaaaccckkk!…there goes the ball, straight down the fairway.
During the 1980s, the electoral function of the SDP/Alliance was to help the Conservatives win. This does not necessarily hold true 30 or so years on.
The two parties have proven that they can work effectively together in normal circumstances. These are not normal circumstances.
You may not agree with his views on gay sex and abortion – or what were his views – but they should not be marginalised as illegitimate.
We have the worst of both worlds: our level of involvement is sufficient to prompt allegations of complicity, but insufficient to have a real impact on targeting decisions.
Both parties hammered the Lib Dems as a clutch of very slender victories gave Labour their point of light on election night.
Plus: Scotland is a problem of Labour’s own making. Dan Jarvis’s time has come. Prepare for a UKIP leadership bloodbath. And good riddance to Vince Cable!
In the heady days of the AV referendum, some claimed compromise was what excited voters. Try arguing that now.
The 290 seat Conservative Government. 3) Cameron should be ready to offer the LibDems a real Mansion Tax
In a hung Parliament in which the Conservatives are the largest party, he would need support from the Liberal Democrats once again.
Our fifth battleground summary explores the capital, where Labour and the Conservatives square off whilst trying to squeeze out the Liberal Democrats.