One final thing I have to say about the party conferences this year, and this is not a partisan point, is the state of policing at the various party conferences this year. At the Lib Dem conference, as usual, the police were almost non-existent. No great surprise there as the party is simply not a… Continue reading Policing Party Conferences
Rock the Vote – a Tory front?
Amongst many of the things that was being handed out at Tory conference (including a flyer alleging that Shami Chakrabarti is “worse than Hitler, Himmler and Heydrich”), was a card promoting a new Rock the Vote website. A US-staple designed to encourage young people to vote, the first UK Rock the Vote emerged in the… Continue reading Rock the Vote – a Tory front?
The Conservative Party: a better class of bonkers
It’s the 30th, so it must be the Tory conference in Blackpool and thankfully the final leg of the annual Party Conference Odyssey. Thus far, I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the relative niceness of our B&B (believe me, I’ve been in much worse in this town) and am slowly getting my lay of the land… Continue reading The Conservative Party: a better class of bonkers