Much has been made in the media this weekend of the Tories’ secret plan to increase VAT immediately after the election, if they win outright on Thursday. But it is becoming increasingly clear that they have another secret plan they aren’t telling anybody about: a plan to prevent future hung parliaments. Right or wrong (and… Continue reading EXPOSED: The Tories’ secret plan to prevent hung parliaments
I meant to report back from the “Tribes or Causes: Can we campaign across party boundaries?” session at the Fabian conference last week but, as you may have noticed, I’m not exactly blog-heavy at the moment and time has moved on. It left me in two minds. On the one hand, a clear consensus for… Continue reading Nick Clegg: well hung?
Jenni Russell has written an article attacking ContactPoint, the much maligned national children’s database that the government are still insisting on trotting out. The only problem is, she has written it as a piece of Tory hagiography. We might be able to let her off the title – Another invasion of liberty. And only the… Continue reading Why is Jenni Russell praising Cameron Come Lately?