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 »
Read my posts about the Conservative MP Theresa May, who became Prime Minister in 2016 following the European referendum. She succeeded David Cameron.
Theresa May resigned in 2019 after crashing to defeat in the European Parliament elections, being succeeded by Boris Johnson.
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 for 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 »
The plans for Brexit were taken by just two people and then deliberately kept secret – that’s one of the shocking revelations from Tim Shipman’s Fall Out. … Read the full post »