Liberal Democrat Newswire #112 came out last week, looking at the Lib Dem performance in the 2018 local elections. … Read the full post »
Read about George Osborne, Conservative Member of Parliament for Tatton (2001-2017) and Chancellor of the Exchequer (2010-2016). Among his many other jobs, he was editor of the Evening Standard 2017-20.
A great biography of him is George Osborne: The Austerity Chancellor by Janan Ganesh.
Over on Left Foot Forward, Vince Cable has revealed that he was invited to lead a new anti-Brexit party. … Read the full post »
Donald Trump’s Twitter account has been a masterclass in how a politician can build a huge direct audience which not only cuts out the media from a politician talking to voters but also repeatedly sets the agenda for that debilitated media too. … Read the full post »
Gavin Barwell’s book is a great introduction to what MPs seeking re-election in marginal seats really get up to. … Read the full post »
The Tories secretly tried to form an electoral pact for the 2015 general election with the Lib Dems to keep the Coalition going, according to David Laws. … Read the full post »
‘God, Osborne and Cameron really are desperate for power, aren’t they?’ Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg told David Laws. … Read the full post »
The latest poll ratings make grim reading for Labour’s leader Jeremy Corbyn. … Read the full post »
Lib Dem leader Tim Farron is giving his first speech on the economy, stressing the liberalism that lies in entrepreneurship. … Read the full post »
After toeing the line for five years, Vince Cable can go public with his criticisms of chancellor George Osborne’s handling of the economy. … Read the full post »
Budget 2015 wasn’t just about money and “fixing the roof”; it had significant digital implications too. … Read the full post »