Via Twitter, Tom Griffin alerts me to an article by Philip Stevens claiming that by ruling out supporting Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg has thrown away his negotiating position for forming a reforming coalition government with the Labour Party. There are only two problems with this article: Stevens clearly has no idea how the UK constitution… Continue reading Should Clegg cuddle up with Gordon Brown?
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EXPOSED: The Tories’ secret plan to prevent hung parliaments
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
The Lib Dems will be nobodies’ patsies
With Labour activists and Guardianistas wobbling over the startling revelation that if they don’t win the election, the Lib Dems won’t win it for them, I’ve written a short article on Comment is Free explaining why that doesn’t mean the Lib Dems are about to jump in bed with the Tories and that Labour needs… Continue reading The Lib Dems will be nobodies’ patsies