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Five Days in May, by Andrew Adonis – book review

A progressive alliance can’t get off the ground

25 April 2017 · Leave a comment

Gordon’s ghost still haunts Prince George

Osborne’s budget is a tribute to Machiavelli – and Brown Reaction to George Osborne’s Budget has been mixed. From some sections of the press there has been predictable delight that … Continue reading

14 July 2015 · Leave a comment

Why swivel gate may help Cameron rescue the Tory brand

It is said of Ed Miliband that he has a 35% strategy: reach out to the Labour heartlands and victory in 2015 will follow. There are various flaws with this … Continue reading

22 May 2013 · Leave a comment

Mili-brand of brothers

David Miliband should have better managed his personal brand Today is Maundy Thursday, the start of Easter liturgies, but coverage of the demise of the man who said he wanted to … Continue reading

28 March 2013 · Leave a comment