I was on the Daily Politics with Tim Montgomerie being grilled by Andrew Neil about the forthcoming Eastleigh Parliamentary by-election. … Read the full post »
Read my posts featuring pioneering Conservative blogger turned commentator Tim Montgomerie. In 2005 he founded ConservativeHome having previously worked for both William Hague and Iain Duncan Smith.
I strongly suspect that for all political parties there is a common pattern: what seems sensible and logical to those on the inside often seems baffling and weird to those on the outside. … Read the full post »
Here’s Nick Robinson’s take on yesterday’s events followed by myself, via the BBC News Channel. … Read the full post »
Tim Montgomerie: Can the Coalition be rebooted? Stephen Tall: Why the Lib Dems cannot end the Coalition. And what we should do to try and rescue it. Myself: How does David Cameron charm the Liberal Democrats? As for what the party’s actual plan is, see The Lib Dem political plan for the next year.
Liberal Democrat Newswire #21 takes a look at Nick Clegg’s decision to prioritise social mobility. … Read the full post »
It’s typical of the way Parliament works that what has been mandatory for local councils to is only now becoming a consideration for central government: sending taxpayers a breakdown of how their money is spent each year. For years this has been the norm in local government, but when central government told councils to do … Read the full post »
See the new poster showing what the Liberal Democrats have achieved in government courtesy of Liberal Democrat Newswire #17. … Read the full post »
Ask a Liberal Democrat what they think about the British media and chances are you will hear a complaint about how media habits developed during years of a two-party political system that generated one-party governments die hard. … Read the full post »
Nick Clegg’s recent ‘open society’ speech confirmed that increases taxes on wealth in some form is very much on the political agenda. … Read the full post »
The reality is that Chris Huhne is a remarkably successful and powerful minister who is delivering very bold (and expensive) action on climate change. … Read the full post »