Post Profile

Macmillan, Heath, Major: there have been some truly dreadful Conservative leaders over the years

Tories are strikingly unsentimental about their party. In his introduction to The Conservatives: A History, Robin Harris quotes James Purnell, a not untypical Labour politician, who wrote in his resignation letter about his 'love' for Labour. Harris drily remarks: No Conservative politician at any stage of the party's history would have written such a letter. No [...]
read more


Related Posts

Local By-Election Results : February 25th 2016

Politics / UK Politics :

Key: Death Resignation Kingswinford North and Wall Heath on Dudley (Con defence) Result: Conservative 1,456 (54% +11%), Labour 934 (35% +8%), United Kingdom Independence Party 262 (10% -17%), Green Party 52 (2% -1%) Conservative HOL...

Labour takes 8 point lead over the Tories as support for Corbyn's party surges

Politics : Business Insider: Politix

YouGov / Times poll finds Labour surging to 46% ahead of the Conservatives on 38%. Findings put pressure on Tories to find a successor to Theresa May. Conservative MPs are reluctant to risk another general election. LONDON — Labour ...

The 5 Conservative MPs most likely to replace Theresa May as Tory leader

Politics : Business Insider: Politix

LONDON — Theresa May's snap election spectacularly back-fired and members of her Conservative Party are asking for her to resign as party leader after they lost so many seats. May is refusing. She is convinced that in these turbulen...

Jeremy Corbyn is helping the Tories stay in power and is consigning Labour to history

Politics : Business Insider: Politix

At Prime Minister's Question Time this week, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn rose from his seat and was greeted by loud cheers from the Conservative benches. On previous occasions, when he finishes speaking the Conservatives chant "More...

Labour is the third party, get used to it

Politics / UK Politics : Martin Bright Blog

This has been a terrible week for the Labour leader – truly, bone-crunchingly awful. Inevitable comparisons have been made with the IDS era of the Tory wilderness years, but this is different because it is Labour. Conservative leade...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC