Busted. Is it any wonder he cut so much from HMRC…?
William Hague’s plot to oust the Speaker last month was not just grubby, it was a final act of a desperate Tory campaign. With the polls at a deadlock in the countdown to the General Election, now we can see the failed Tory coup was about electoral arithmetic rather than a petty squabble. And these desperate tactics could cost them dear. During the death throes of the last Parliament, when most MPs had packed their bags and left for the […]Read more →
Speaking at an International Development rally in London this afternoon, Ed Miliband said: Thank you. I’d like to thank Ross Kemp for hosting us today. And I’d like to thank everyone who has been part of today’s gathering. Let me thank all of the speakers who are with us today, Mary Creagh, Valerie Amos, Emily Berrington, and Adjoa Andou. Let me start today by saying that all of our thoughts are with the people of Nepal. We have seen truly […]Read more →
Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna – who has been one of the most strident critics of UKIP in the Labour ranks – has attacked Farage’s party in the Independent today. Umunna – who last week said that Farage and his party have “a problem with race”, turned his fire on UKIP by saying that there is a “virus of racism which runs through that party”: “The likes of Ukip don’t like what modern Britain is. They claim to love Britain, […]Read more →
Ed Miliband gave what I thought was his best and clearest Marr interview this morning – including stating in the clearest terms yet that there won’t be a Labour/SNP deal after the election. He was also far more assertive and confident than he’s been in previous encounters. But by far the best session of the Marr show – and perhaps the best clash of the election so far – was Ed Miliband taking on a clearly rattled Boris Johnson afterwards and […]Read more →
What does a political gaffe “cutting through” look like? Well having Gary Lineker take the mickey out of the Prime Minister on Match of the Day seems like a pretty clear example: Gary Lineker mugs off David Cameron on MOTD #villagate https://t.co/vqvFIfJmsh — Labour Press Team (@labourpress) April 25, 2015 Come on you West Villerhams!Read more →