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After Blair, two more party leaders have a day in the sun

28 February 2017 · Leave a comment

Some observations from Labour Conference in Manchester

It’s a shame Ed Miliband doesn’t read this blog I wrote last year that it was time to step behind the lectern and concentrate on the content, not the rote learning. … Continue reading

27 September 2014 · Leave a comment

The great Eurovision stitch-up has got to stop

I don’t understand why Nigel Farage says he hates Eurovision. Sure, it lets him play the victim card about how those nasty, nasty foreigners won’t vote for our fine, upstanding … Continue reading

12 May 2014 · 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