Post Tagged with: "Conservative Party"

Tory Party Conference: In the Land of the Bland, the One Idea Man is King

October 3, 2013 12:28 pm0 comments
Tory Party Conference: In the Land of the Bland, the One Idea Man is King

‘A week is a long time in politics,’ former PM Harold Wilson once said. He wasn’t kidding. Three weeks is even longer, especially when you have three wings of the same party doing battle in the dire hope of winning the ‘centre ground’.  For that is what our mainstream politics has […]

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Thatcher’s dead. Now it’s up to us.

April 13, 2013 12:50 pm12 comments
Thatcher’s dead. Now it’s up to us.

Since Margaret Thatcher’s death, there have been plenty of people around the country celebrating. At impromptu parties in Glasgow and London, on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, and on iPods from Land’s End to John o’ Groats, people have been rejoicing that Thatcher is no more. Respect MP […]

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Why vote for the Conservative Party? The Lost Generation

February 13, 2013 2:00 pm6 comments
Why vote for the Conservative Party? The Lost Generation

Aneurin Bevan, the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party between 1959-1960 once said ‘‘No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. ..So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.’’ Quite […]

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Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

June 17, 2012 9:22 am0 comments
Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

On Wednesday a parliamentary bill to introduce a mainly elected House of Lords will be published. Inside the so-called ‘Westminster bubble’, MPs are jostling for position while trying to work out who will support the Government’s plans and who will vote against the proposed legislation. The bill has strong support […]

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