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PMQs Round-Up – 21/11/12

PMQs Round-Up – 21/11/12

Backbencher November 21, 2012 4

Victoria Monro   For my first ever piece on Prime Minister’s Questions, I rather hoped for a few more fireworks than we actually saw. David Cameron’s infamous red face never made an appearance, and

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How hard does Corby hurt Cameron’s Conservatives?

How hard does Corby hurt Cameron’s Conservatives?

Backbencher November 20, 2012 4

Peter Taylor ponders the imporance of the by-election; It is easy to overestimate the impact of any by-election in the UK: they often capture the ‘mood’ at the time and lurch from one extreme

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EU budget vote; more harm than good?

Joe Ferris November 2, 2012 3

  Wednesday saw the biggest Tory rebellion of the coalition as backbench MP’s successfully passed an amendment calling for a cut in EU spending. The Government had expected to be increasing spending, but only

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PMQs round-up: The Return of Punch and Judy

PMQs round-up: The Return of Punch and Judy

Backbencher October 17, 2012 4

By Fatuma Ukwaju Conference season is officially over, making way for the return of Punch and Judy. The surprise resurrection of Benjamin Disraeli, made me curious as to what the Leader of the Opposition would

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No Tory Win Under Cameron In 2015?

No Tory Win Under Cameron In 2015?

Michael St George October 17, 2012 3

Conventional wisdom argues that the fiscal aftermath of the financial crisis has changed the former consensus that UK politics had become, at least in economics, a largely ideology-free zone. Despite Labour’s occasional grudging acceptance

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Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Alex MacDonald October 15, 2012 3

Today was a day for the history books as the referendum for Scottish Independence was officially agreed to be held in the next two years. The referendum will have only 1 question on it

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An Underwhelming Conference Season

An Underwhelming Conference Season

Lee Jenkins October 11, 2012 3

I may have rose tinted glasses, but party conferences used to be pretty buoyant affairs. Predictable, but buoyant. The Tory Conference would see the party leaders throwing the grassroots some red meat on crime

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One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

Christopher Gage October 3, 2012 2

Following his game-changing ‘One Nation’ speech yesterday, Ed Miliband hosted a question and answer session with his party’s delegates. Another resounding performance would have no doubt, shaken the teacups at CCHQ. A toothy, boyish

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Labour are wrong about the Tories, but both are wrong about the Economy

Labour are wrong about the Tories, but both are wrong about the Economy

Olly Neville October 2, 2012 2

Too far too fast has become a tide phrase of a party on the wrong side of the argument. Amusingly Labour seem to know they have lost the argument as well as any vestiges

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