Breathe in… breathe out…

For some reason, this story reminds me of this joke (the version of this joke that I know replaces the ‘blonde’ with a Labour MP and the voice in the earphones is Peter Mandelson – which probably shows my age).

Is Cameron actually leading the Conservative Party?

I’m really starting to wonder. Readers might recall earlier in the year that I pointed out that Cameron could not command majority Tory support for their manifesto commitment for a substantially elected House of Lords and failed to persuade them to back his stance on the Sexual Orientation Regulations. This week, we find party’s MPs… Continue reading Is Cameron actually leading the Conservative Party?

HIP with Lib Dem policy

Having read Polly Toynbee’s spiteful article attacking the Lib Dems and Tories for opposing Home Information Packs, I took no small amount of pleasure to find Ruth Kelly capitulating and putting the scheme back. What annoyed me most about Toynbee’s article was that it stuck religiously to the rote of “something must be done, this… Continue reading HIP with Lib Dem policy