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Posts Tagged ‘clegg’

Lower house prices are just what the country needs

Ministers privately hope that prices will fall, but are terrified of saying so in public


Cameron picks a fight when he doesn’t need to

The Prime Minister’s self-inflicted wound


A party that is growing up in public

The students have stomped out but there are millions of grown-ups who may now vote Lib Dem


Too much democracy can be a bad thing

The wisdom of crowds is at its best when it comes to judgments of character, not policy


How we avoided Ireland’s nightmare

If you think our situation is bad, thank Blair’s hesitancy for things not being a whole lot worse


The perils of giving in to pester power

If ministers reward those who shout loudest, the cacophony will become unbearable


Cameron is far happier than his party

The Tory leader is not a great fan of his party, so he finds coalitions easy and conference tiresome


This Coalition is going to last and last

The only party that would gain from it being wrecked is Labour


Blair has much to teach his successors

His memoirs have many good lessons on how to succeed in both opposition and government.