Monthly Archives: July 2012

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Observations Boris Johnson is Tories’ favourite to succeed David Cameron as leader

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  Boris Johnson is the early favourite among grassroots Tories to succeed David Cameron as leader, according to a poll conducted by Conservativehome. The poll of 1,419 Conservative activists showed 32% back Johnson, eight points ahead of his nearest rival, … Continue reading

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Observations Olympics opening ceremony was ‘multicultural crap’, Tory MP tweets

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David Cameron will face pressure to remove the Tory whip from the Conservative MP Aidan Burley after he tweeted that the Olympics opening ceremony was “multicultural crap”. Burley, who was sacked as a ministerial aide last year after he took … Continue reading

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Observations on police and crime commissioners

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Forty one elections and hundreds of candidates. But the winners will not be able to attach a conventional bit of political bling to their business cards. They will not be MPs, MEPs, MSPs, MLAs, AMs, mayors or councillors. Instead, they … Continue reading

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George Observations Osborne reeling as economy enters the disaster zone

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  George Osborne was coming under intense pressure from business, the City and the opposition on Wednesday to rethink his hardline austerity approach after news of a deepening double-dip recession dealt a severe blow to the government’s deficit reduction strategy. … Continue reading

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Observations On Miliband Scorns Post-2015 Deal With Clegg

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  Amid whispers in Westminster about the Deputy Prime Minister’s long-term leadership prospects, Mr Miliband branded him an “accomplice” of the Tories. His comments appeared to set up the prospect of Mr Clegg being the price of a Lib-Lab pact … Continue reading

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Observations Ed Miliband Ban G4S Contracts

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  Mr Miliband will use a speech this morning to demand a block on any new public money for the firm after the failure, which he claims “beggared belief”. He will also use the affair as evidence that the coalition … Continue reading

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So Cameron and Cleggy Babe Believes united we stand, divided we fall.

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  In what has been billed as a “relaunching of the coalition” the Prime Minister appeared with his deputy Nick Clegg to emphasise the strength of the Conservative and Liberal Democrats partnership. The pair were immediately accused of “patting each … Continue reading