Post Tagged with: "Lib Dems"

‘Not Me, Guv’: LibDems Claim Innocence Shock Horror

September 19, 2013 10:33 am0 comments
‘Not Me, Guv’: LibDems Claim Innocence Shock Horror

Settle down there at the back. No sniggering. Yes, it’s THAT time of year again when our political parties get together for their conferences. First up among the three main parties are the Liberal Democrats – or, as many people refer to them these days, ‘the FibDems’.  You remember why they got […]

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Rise of UKIP: Be Careful What You Wish For

December 10, 2012 8:00 pm2 comments
Rise of UKIP: Be Careful What You Wish For

Our media are giving the UK Independence Party (UKIP to you and me) unprecedented publicity of late. Understandable, given their recent surges in by-elections in Corby, Middlesborough, North Croydon and, more controversially, Rotherham. UKIP’s ubiquitous leader, Nigel Farage, pops up everywhere with his abundant line in rent-a-rant. You could be forgiven […]

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Blair’s Progress: The Return of Bambi?

July 25, 2012 7:30 pm0 comments
Blair’s Progress: The Return of Bambi?

Just as some voters thought it was safe to go back to the Labour Party, three-time election winner Tony Blair told the press how much he missed being Prime Minister and would welcome the chance to return to No. Ten. ‘Though I don’t think it will happen,’ he was quoted as saying –but […]

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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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