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The Wrong Men for the Job

London was there for the taking by Labour. That's twice Labour has thrown away power by allowing tightly-knit groups of politically motivated men to manipulate the choice of Labour champions in crucially important contests for social democracy in England. First they couldn't summon the will to rid themselves of Brown as an inappropriate Leader (inappropriate Chancellor of the Exchequer did the more damage to us all but that's another matter) and he lost them the UK election.
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The hollow men of British politics

Politics / UK Politics : Melanie Phillips Blog (3 years ago)

A poll of voters in the south London borough of Bromley, taken by the Times (£) to gauge support for Labour’s Ken Livingstone and the Conservatives’ Boris Johnson in the London Mayoral contest, is fascinating – not just for what tho... Read Post

Will London’s Labour voters give Boris a second term?

Politics / UK Politics : (3 years ago)

Betfair Politics Has the red team got the wrong candidate? The chart shows the trend in Betfair prices in next May’s battle for the mayor of London in which Ken will be trying to win his old job back. I write “trend” which in this c... Read Post

How the crucial swing voter group of 2010 Lib Dems rates the Conservatives and Labour on key policy areas

Politics / UK Politics : (last year)

Following on from this morning’s post on the importance of 2010 Lib Dems to Labour’s current polling I’ve now been looking at policy areas to see how this crucial group of potential swing voters view the blues and the reds. Quite si... Read Post

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