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Cameron Conquers Commons, Sturgeon Stampedes Scotland

When Ed Miliband defeated his older brother David for the Labour leadership I said to a Whitehall colleague “they’ve just picked the wrong Miliband” and shook my head. When the Liberal Democrats took the Chief Secretary to the Treasury post … Continue reading

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Cameron or Miliband – Who Decides?

Not long now before the British public mark their x at the general elections on May 7. Relief for many who have found the short campaign laborious and repetitive. Count our blessings that the campaign is not as long as the … Continue reading

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Miliband – Man on the Run

Ed Miliband could be Prime Minister of the UK next year. Or that’s the narrative from his advisors. Given the unpopularity of the coalition government Miliband’s performance as Labour Party leader has been uninspiring. Media mumblings hint that Alan Johnson is … Continue reading

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UKIP Bolsters Lib Dems Exit from EU

UKIP 27.4%, Labour 25.4%, Conservative 23.9% Greens 7.87, Liberal Democrats 6.8%. That was the breakdown of the recent EU election results for the main UK political parties. UKIP being the big winners with 24 MEPs (+11) and Liberal Democrats with … Continue reading

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