Both Jeremy Corbyn for Labour and Theresa May for the Conservatives are having to try to hold together rather strained voting coalitions. … Read the full post »
Read my posts about the Conservative MP Theresa May, who became Prime Minister in 2016 following the European referendum.
Complete with the trailed reference to an erotic spasm (not a plug for his recent novel but rather a reference to the pleasure some got from voting Leave), changed to “exotic” when delivered, Vince Cable gave his autumn conference speech – perhaps his last such as party leader – today. … Read the full post »
Joshua Reynolds has won over a packed hustings of Liberal Democrat members to be selected at the party’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC) in Prime Minister Theresa May’s constituency of Maidenhead. … Read the full post »
Following on from public opinion continuing to move in favour of holding a referendum on the terms of the Brexit deal and The Independent throwing its editorial support behind the idea, comes this from The Economist. … Read the full post »
How does Theresa May (or, in the case of a sudden government collapse, a successor) get Parliament to vote for a Brexit deal?
YouGov’s latest set of leadership ratings contains cautiously promising news from the Liberal Democrats: Vince Cable has the best (least worst) ratings of the three main UK party leaders. … Read the full post »
Rounding off the Southport conference which saw the party adopted a new strategy, Lib Dem leader Vince Cable took a swing at Jeremy Corbyn (a life-long Eurosceptic) for talking about workers but supporting a Brexit which will hit workers. … Read the full post »
With around a year until Britain leaves the European Union, Vince Cable said a live TV debate would be an ideal moment to update voters on the parties’ competing visions of Brexit. … Read the full post »
I’m surprised this part of Tim Shipman’s excellent Fall Out (hasn’t received more attention. It’s about the way in which Theresa May’s closest aides regularly treated – or rather mistreated – other advisers for months on end. … Read the full post »
Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has given an interview in which he expresses regret at saying that gay sex is not a sin, and that he felt pressured into making public statements at odds with his faith. … Read the full post »