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April 27, 2015 No Comments

General election 2015: David Cameron pumps it up

David Cameron has done another very psyched up outing to convince anyone who doubted it that he is desperately keen to carry on in the job and not quietly searching out a Cornwall holiday home.


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April 24, 2015 3 Comments

Tories gnawing the Lib Dem lifebelt

The Tories are in danger of desperately gnawing through the very lifebelt they may need after 7 May. Put that to senior Tories and they acknowledge the problem but feel they can do no other.

April 22, 2015 1 Comment

Ed Miliband profile: Gary Gibbon meets the Labour Leader

Meet Ed Miliband on the road right now and you meet a very ebullient person. He’s more consistently relaxed and confident than close aides can remember.

April 21, 2015 1 Comment

Cameron, Clegg and Farage: watch Gary Gibbon’s profiles

With the general election just over two weeks away and the result highly unpredictable, Gary Gibbon talks to three of the party leaders.

April 20, 2015 3 Comments

David Cameron profile: Gary Gibbon speaks to the Conservative leader

If he did get back in, what sort of David Cameron would we see? The long gone husky-cuddling eco-warrior won’t make a reappearance presumably.

Nigel Farage profile: his political career began in a bar

As the Ukip leader tells it, he saw the light in a bar in 1990, on the day the UK entered the exchange rate mechanism. Since then, his mission has mushroomed into something much bigger.

April 19, 2015 8 Comments

David Cameron attacks SNP on The Andrew Marr Show

The main thrust of Mr Cameron’s interview was an attack on the SNP. Andrew Marr said the PM was beginning to sound like an English Nationalist, which went down pretty badly.

April 15, 2015 2 Comments

Lib Dems: we’ll out-spend Labour and Tories on education

Nick Clegg began his manifesto launch with attacks on Ukip and the SNP. Only the Lib Dems could be trusted as a coalition partner, he said.

April 14, 2015 1 Comment

Conservative manifesto: sober, but with some cross-dressing

The Tories wanted to play what they see as their good management card at today’s manifesto launch. But their plans still contain some smoke and mirrors.

April 13, 2015 1 Comment

Is Ed Miliband’s fiscal responsibility promise just a Houdini lock?

Labour proclaims a “fiscal responsibility lock” in its manifesto – but the IFS says his rules are so vague as to give him a lot of wriggle room.

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