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

Politics / UK Politics : PoliticalBetting.com (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 : PoliticalBetting.com (9 months ago)

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

Ukip might help Labour win, but a "progressive majority" looks further away than ever

Politics / UK Politics : Telegraph.co.uk Politics Blog (6 hours ago)

In his salad days, Boris Johnson wrote a handy guide to the dirty art of winning elections to the Oxford Union. He included the handy advice that it’s always important to never take someone else’s numbers at face value, recalling on... Read Post


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