Now UKIP has an MP at Westminster, who has considerable experience of Westminster as a former MP, does this make UKIP one of the “Westminster parties” that are the problem according to UKIP?
Only the Tory Party can reform the EU so that Britain has legal control of its borders
What a week for nutcases, swivel-eyed loons and fruitcakes! Not so good for Labour who came close to losing a safe seat, nor for the Tories who actually did so.
The Coalition must end now.
Al Gore is an unlikely source of inspiration for Ukip – in fact the party once pledged to ban the former Vice President’s controversial climate change documentary from schools, calling it dangerous global warming ‘propaganda’. But might they have more in common than either of them would care to admit?
The 40th anniversary of Harold Wilson’s last election victory offers a model of how Labour can win votes in a time of profound political change.
Which of the three main parties will it put over the line in these seats – and which, if any, could it win itself?
Abandoning Clacton to Ukip was an admission of defeat for a party that needs every voter it can get
Or is he? Much will depend on how much support this businessman within Whitehall gets from No.10.
Ben Riley-Smith’s report in the Telegraph on Monday about Labour MPs urging Alan Johnson to launch a leadership bid has really set the cat amongst the bacon sandwiches. My understanding is that Johnson has told allies he would be prepared to accept the leadership as part of a “coronation”, but will not be part of a contest.
In the context of the ongoing and increasingly sterile debate about the pros and cons of statins to lower cholesterol, it is refreshing to hear something new.
Our health service is said to be ‘at breaking point’ – but it is better care, not more money, that will mend it, says Andrew Haldenby
The Sun and the Mail on Sunday have been targeted using RIPA, a measure they once supported. It’s time to strike a new balance between freedom and security.
Even as the Lib Dems gear up for their party conference in Glasgow, I can’t stop thinking back to the Tory conference, and to one thing in particular. David Cameron is obviously as determined as ever to win the next election. What I can’t quite work out is why he’d want to.
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