Big news from Blighty: With just two and a half weeks until the May 7th election, the Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, a politician who, not long ago, was being lampooned as “Edweird” and “Red Ed,” is now the favorite to become Britain’s next Prime Minister. Show More Summary
There has always been a tension in Ed Miliband’s energy policy between its aim to get prices down via the price freeze and its desire to decarbonise the electricity market.… Continue reading The post The tension in Labour’s energy policy between prices and decarbonisation appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Twitter is abuzz today following the election site May 2015‘s claim that Ed Miliband will most likely win the election. The article in question argues that it would be very difficult –… Continue reading The post Is the election site May 2015 really as ‘unaligned’ as it claims? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Over the weekend, Mr S brought you the unlikely tale of the Labour leader becoming a pin-up for a brood of hens on a night out in Chester. Sadly his… Continue reading The post Ed Miliband was ‘absolutely terrified’ by hen party, bless him appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The campaign’s focus will swing back to Scotland today, with Nicola Sturgeon launching the SNP’s manifesto in Edinburgh. Ed Miliband is also heading north, to address the Scottish TUC and… Continue reading The post Campaign kick-off: 17 days to go appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Portraits of David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage and Natalie Bennett, handwritten by artist Annemarie Wright using the text of opinions expressed on Twitter, have been revealed on Friday 17 April. They will go on public show at Woolff Gallery London the week before the UK general election from 30 April ? 15 May 2015. Show More Summary
You have to hand it to Justine Thornton. After her interview, where she alerted the world to Red Ed’s status as a bit of a boulevardier having secretly dated the… Continue reading The post Watch: Ed Miliband treated like rock star by screaming girls. Seriously appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
LONDON (Reuters) - British opposition leader Ed Miliband said on Saturday that he would set up a new government unit to prosecute employers who exploit migrant workers if his Labour Party wins power in the national election on May 7...
Jonathan Freedland has written a compelling column on the challenge that Ed Miliband will face to establish his legitimacy if he becomes Prime Minister despite Labour not having won the… Continue reading The post The battle for legitimacy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Ed Miliband cuts a forlorn figure as the three women in the 'challengers' debate go for a group hug as the televised BBC programme came to an end. Nigel Farage, on the other hand, is nowhere to be seen.
GLASGOW/LONDON (Reuters) - In Scotland's biggest city, nationalists have triggered a once-in-a-century shift in political loyalties that could dash Labour leader Ed Miliband's dreams of winning the May 7 election and thrust secessionist 'kingmakers' to the heart of British power.
An hour and a half watching Ed Miliband debate four people who are not going to be Prime Minister. That is the ordeal you had to go through in order… Continue reading The post No. That poll didn’t put Ed ahead in the Prime Minister stakes. appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Autocorrect keeps changing the name of Ed Miliband, Britain's leading opposition candidate for prime minister, to "Militant." This is probably not a problem for Miliband, the leader of the Labour party who's neck-in-neck in polls with Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron. Show More Summary
A snap opinion poll declared opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband the winner of the final TV debate of a knife-edge British election campaign on Thursday, but Prime Minister David Cameron didn't take part, making it an oddly unbalanced...Show More Summary
John Rentoul writing in The Times pours scorn on the suggestion that Ed Miliband will survive as Labour leader if he fails to win the general election. In fact, he goes further and suggest that Ed will end up in the Neil Kinnock Rest...Show More Summary
I didn't watch all of last night's 'challengers' debate in the general election, but I saw enough to conclude that Ed Miliband is an arrogant tosser. Because instead of holding his hands up and accepting that the Westminster Parliament...Show More Summary
Ed Miliband managed to surpass expectations in tonight’s opposition leaders’ debate. In this View from 22 podcast special, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman and I discuss the final televised… Continue reading The post Listen: The Spectator’s verdict on the opposition leaders’ TV debate appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Ed Miliband took a risk by turning up to this debate and until the last question it looked like it had definitely paid off. Miliband avoided conceding too much to… Continue reading The post Ed Miliband’s gamble paid off but the Scottish question still haunts him appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
LONDON (Reuters) - Opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband won the final TV debate of Britain's election campaign on Thursday, a snap poll showed, but Prime Minister David Cameron declined to take part and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg was not included.
Tonight Ed Miliband takes one of the big risks of the campaign. He debates with Nicola Sturgeon, Nigel Farage, Leanne Wood and Natalie Bennett. All of these leaders will be… Continue reading The post Why Ed Miliband is taking part in tonight’s TV debate appeared first on Spectator Blogs.