Tag Archives: Ed Miliband

On the Labour Leadership Election

John Cruddas, Ed Miliband’s ‘policy chief’, worries that the Labour Party is repeating its mistake of 2010, embroiling itself in a leadership election (nominations opened today) while the Tories get on with running the race to the 2020 General Election. … Continue reading

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Wasted effort?

A couple of days ago Ed Miliband tweeted that the Labour Party had achieved its goal of holding 4 million ‘doorstep’ conversations with voters. Labour politicians I follow have been posting on social media about their interactions with the ordinary … Continue reading

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Wait a minute …

There has been all sorts of hysterical reaction in the papers to Ed Miliband’s decision to be ‘interviewed’ by Russell Brand on The Trews. Here’s mine. First off what a dick David Cameron is – again – to dismiss it … Continue reading

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Defence, Defence, Defence.

The Tories are ahead in the Guardian (+3) and Ashcroft (+6) polls this morning. The voting public’s top four priorities are the NHS, jobs, prices and wages, immigration and education. Tackling the deficit comes fifth. If only Labour were brave … Continue reading

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Unholy Alliances.

Kenneth (Lord) Baker met me once. In today’s Guardian he’s reported as suggesting the possibility of a Labour-Conservative ‘grand’ coalition government being required to prevent the SNP, who will have won almost all seats in Scotland, threatening (again) the break-up … Continue reading

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