For an IPPR fringe meeting, I took the chance to talk about the best role for policy in successful election campaigning. … Read the full post »
Read about the Conservative politician Boris Johnson. Member of Parliament for first Henley and then later Uxbridge and South Ruislip, in-between he was Mayor of London.
As an MP, he served as Foreign Secretary. He then became Prime Minister in 2019, winning a general election later that year.
The House of Lords Appointments Committee (HOLAC) has confirmed that it rejected on the grounds of propriety no fewer than eight individuals who Johnson had proposed to ennoble. … Read the full post »
A juicy Lib Dem Parliamentary by-election prospect has appeared. … Read the full post »
It’s a common feature of political party leaflets to distance themselves from the party’s leader when the leader is unpopular. … Read the full post »
Daisy Cooper challenges a Conservative defending Boris Johnson over partygate on BBC Newsnight. … Read the full post »
It was a return, at last, to in-person federal conferences for the Liberal Democrats this weekend. … Read the full post »
There is a very standard playbook for new party leaders who take over because their party’s popularity slumped. … Read the full post »
Boris Johnson is letting us know that he is neither going to stand down from Parliament nor seek a safer seat. Instead, he will restand in his current constituency. … Read the full post »
Douglas Dew, a county and district councillor, quit the Conservatives, blaming Liz Truss “for car crashing the economy: it was the last straw”. … Read the full post »
Earlier today, and following an impressive round of advanced media coverage, Ed Davey gave his replacement conference speech. … Read the full post »