We still don’t know when David Cameron’s long-awaited ‘game-changer’ speech on immigration will be. Downing Street is only saying that it will be ‘before Christmas’, but it is still expected… Continue reading The post Uncertainty surrounds when Cameron will deliver his game changing immigration speech appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Today we learned that a quarter of Conservative Party MPs in David Cameron's Cabinet are Eurosceptics. I know, I'm as surprised as you are – as high as that! The newspapers are now claiming that pressure is growing on Mr Cameron on this...Show More Summary
Ed Miliband is determined to talk about the NHS as much as possible at PMQs while David Cameron wants the economy to be Topic A. The result: Miliband asks about… Continue reading The post PMQs: Ukip’s presence unnerves both the Tories and Labour appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
‘Oooooh!’ shouted MPs when Mark Reckless got to his feet today at Prime Minister’s Questions for his first chance as a Ukipper to grill David Cameron. The newly-re-elected MP had… Continue reading The post PMQs: Ukip’s Mark Reckless begins his battle to hold his seat with local question appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The U.K. government is once again amping up counter-terrorism rhetoric against Internet companies, with Prime Minister David Cameron telling Parliament yesterday that digital communications firms’ networks are “being used to plot murder and mayhem”, and asserting that web companies have a “social responsibility to act on this”. Read More
Pressure is mounting on British Prime Minister David Cameron, as a public and political backlash against him plays out amid the stark backdrop of a Twitter hashtag, titled #CameronMustGo. The current maelstrom seemed to begin to gather momentum when, on Friday 21st November, Mark Reckless won a by-election for Rochester and Strood. Show More Summary
Credits: Carl Court/Getty Alt Text: British PM David Cameron In 2010 he became the youngest prime minister in 198 years. Now he's hoping for another term One-Minute Read Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:16am Name: David William Donald...Show More Summary
British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives said on Sunday they were unlikely to keep a promise to reduce net migration to "tens of thousands", possibly damaging their reelection chances next year. Immigration has shot to the...Show More Summary
Theresa May is getting some stick this morning because she has admitted the obvious: that immigration is never going to get below the ‘tens of thousands’ target that David Cameron… Continue reading The post Don’t blame Theresa May — she did her bit. The problem is immigration from the EU appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
David Cameron is set to give his big immigration speech this coming week, according to the Sunday Times, while James reports that Labour is to turn up the volume on… Continue reading The post Will mainstream parties get the credit for turning up the volume on immigration? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Prime Minister David Cameron will set out further plans to curb benefits to migrants this week, in an attempt to see off the threat posed by the insurgent UK Independence Party, who won their second MP on Thursday night. His party is...Show More Summary
I wondered how our neutered, bootlicking, pro-government media would manage to turn David Cameron’s devastating personal and political defeat in Rochester into a disaster for Red Ed. Piles of money, tankers laden with snake-oil, five visits by the Prime Minister...
Emily Thornberry had an absolute howler. Forget Rochester, she’s had a full on Weston-super-Mare. In fact, I imagine she might be the only gleam of light on David Cameron’s dark horizon, after an ill-thought-out tweet by the Labour MP provided the Conservatives with a twig with which to beat Labour and deflect attention from their own woes. Show More Summary
Who's laughing now? Nigel Farage and Mark Reckless for two. David Cameron, not so much. UKIP won the Rochester and Strood by-election amid offstage chatter of more Tories abandoning the party and throwing in their lot with UKIP. A second...Show More Summary
I laughed at this parliamentary sketch in The Herald the other day which reports that the Prime Minister, David Cameron, has developed a potentially lethal put down of the Labour leader with the observation that more voters in Scotland believe in the Loch Ness Monster than in the leadership qualities of Ed Miliband. Show More Summary
After UKIP's latest by-election victory, Nigel Farage says he's aiming to hold the balance of power after the next election. He told me that he would do a deal with the devil - in other words supporting either David Cameron or Ed Miliband...Show More Summary
The key win, six months before the general election, puts pressure on David Cameron
The word is out that the government will grant Stormont control over corporation tax when the Chancellor makes his Autumn Statement on 3 December. Peter Robinson is talking with the confidence of a done deal. David Cameron gave a broad hint this morning as he was grilled by all the select committees chairs in the more...
Conservative MP Oliver Letwin has apparently had a road to Damascus-style conversion and said that Britain should leave the EU if David Cameron cannot renegotiate Britain's position. According to the Huffington Post, the author of the...Show More Summary
In today's Guardian, David Cameron commits one of the most atrocious non sequiturs I've ever seen. He begins from a reasonable premise - that "wider problems in the global economy pose a real risk to our recovery at home": emerging....