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The Heseltine Prescription: Forward To The Past

The Heseltine Prescription: Forward To The Past

Michael St George November 2, 2012 4

Students of late-20th century political history, or anyone seeking a flavour of the prevailing politico-business philosophy of the 1960s and 1970s, could do a lot worse than examine Lord Heseltine’s report “No Stone Unturned

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Mitchell resigns! Why both Left and Right can claim a victory

Mitchell resigns! Why both Left and Right can claim a victory

Christopher Gage October 19, 2012 3

  Andrew Mitchell, the government’s chief whip, has resigned this evening following a tiresome four weeks after a Downing Street skirmish during which he allegedly called two police officers ‘f***ing plebs’. Despite his admittance

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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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Champagne Socialism and the hypocrisy of Labour’s Caviar Comrades

Champagne Socialism and the hypocrisy of Labour’s Caviar Comrades

Christopher Gage October 17, 2012 4

As parliament returns following recess we are brought back to the playground of jeers and sneers and Labour look to exploit the tiresome ‘plebgate’ saga that just refuses to go away. As the ‘party

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Cameron’s speech sets the ‘Aspiration Nation’ to work. Just how could the Tories win in 2015?

Cameron’s speech sets the ‘Aspiration Nation’ to work. Just how could the Tories win in 2015?

Christopher Gage October 10, 2012 6

The final day of the Conservative party conference was always going to leave the Prime Minister’s speech to very last. David Cameron’s biggest task today was largely to convince the swathes of the nation

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Financial Transaction Tax – Yet another nail in the Eurozones coffin

Financial Transaction Tax – Yet another nail in the Eurozones coffin

Olly Neville October 9, 2012 2

  News out today from the hotbead of economic competence that is the Eurozone is that France and Germany have found 11 other countries to jump with them into the pit of financial suicide

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‘Red Ed’ turns a shade of purple via the spirit of Disraeli

‘Red Ed’ turns a shade of purple via the spirit of Disraeli

Backbencher October 3, 2012 2

One Nation. Get used to that phrase: you’ll be hearing and seeing it a lot in the run up to 2015. During last year’s Labour Conference, Ed Miliband delivered a speech so quixotically left-wing

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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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