CORFE MULLEN, England (Reuters) - The leader of British Prime Minister David Cameron's junior coalition partner has signaled his party might agree after all to a referendum on staying in the European Union in any deal on a new center-right coalition after next week's election.
An attempt by David Cameron's Conservative Party to paint itself as the small businessman's choice has backfired badly
In today’s election podcast special, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman and I discuss David Cameron’s ramped up rhetoric on the SNP threat to the Union, the Tories’ promise to create 50,000 new apprenticeships from Libor fines… Continue reading The post Election podcast special: nine days to go appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
David Cameron continues his anti-SNP campaign today, launching what the Times calls his ‘strongest attack so far’ on a Labour-SNP government. The Prime Minister tells the paper that there are… Continue reading The post Will Cameron’s “10 days to save the Union” message work? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
David Cameron is upping the ante on the SNP today, warning voters there’s just ‘ten days to save the United Kingdom’ — despite the fact the election is now nine… Continue reading The post Campaign kick-off: nine days to go appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
(Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives took a one percentage point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a YouGov opinion poll for the Sun newspaper published on Monday.
After Mr S’s colleague Camilla Swift revealed how the BBC misquoted David Cameron as saying he loved foxhunting when he appeared on the Andrew Marr Show, the corporation was accused by some of… Continue reading The post Did David Cameron take a dig at the BBC’s Robert Peston? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
David Cameron is known as the ‘essay crisis’ Prime Minister, and today he did little to dispel that impression. With just 10 days to go until the election, Cameron produced… Continue reading The post PM pumps up the passion after porridge and panic appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Speaking tonight on Classic FM, the prime minister talks up his government’s work on music education: ‘As a government we’ve put something like £390m into music education. We’ve created these hubs around the country so that more children get the chance to learn a musical instrument. I think it is important. There’s more to be […]
This morning the PM turned on the passion in a shouty performance in front of a room full of accountants. Complaints from the lower orders about a lack of zing… Continue reading The post David Cameron admits he cries at the Sound of Music appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Conservatives dismayed at inability to shift pre-election polls.
David Cameron has been bugged in this campaign by the question of whether he’s passionate enough, of whether he really wants it. When Fraser and I asked him about why… Continue reading The post Cameron’s answer to the passion question appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
There’s nothing wrong with negative campaigning in an election. If you think your opponents would damage the country, then you should point it out. What’s wrong with negative campaigning is… Continue reading The post David Cameron insists Tory campaign has ‘the most positive vision there could possibly be’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Is foxhunting David Cameron’s favourite sport? Does he ‘love it’, as Andrew Marr quoted him as saying on his BBC show last Sunday? As I pointed out earlier this week,… Continue reading The post Andrew Marr apologises for misquoting David Cameron on foxhunting appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Membership of the Conservative Party has halved under David Cameron, leaving him with fewer activists to help him in this election than were available to any of his modern predecessors. So… Continue reading The post Revealed: the Tories’ plan to up their ground game in the final 10 days with ‘Battlebus 2015’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Could the (phone) pollsters be underestimating the UKIP support? Shy isn’t the first adjective I’d normally associate with UKIP supporters, but ever since David Cameron’s (in)famous comment about UKIP being a bunch of “fruitcakes and loonies and closet racists mostly” there’s been a perception that UKIP are the BNP in blazers. But look at the […]
LONDON (Reuters) - David Cameron's Conservative Party saw its lead in an opinion poll narrow on Saturday, with a survey for the Observer newspaper giving it a 1 percentage point lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of the May 7 election.
English Prime Minister David Cameron made a hilarious cock-up during a speech earlier today, confusing the team he purportedly supports, Aston Villa, with West Ham. Presumably due to the shared claret-and-blue colours, Cameron told the crowd that he wants people to support West Ham, when he meant to say Aston Villa. He tried to explain […]
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.
David Cameron made an extraordinary balls-up during a speech he was giving in South London when he insinuated he was a West Ham fan – despite previously claiming a die-hard loyalty to Aston Villa. The Prime Minister had previously declared himself to be a Villain but forgot who he ‘supports’ in the midst of a […]