Archive: Jul 2008

Ground work

It is clear to me that David Miliband is preparing the ground for a leadership bid. His appearance on Radio 2 today was notable for a number of reasons, including an apparent inability to remember... Read more

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Time for a General Election

It is very clear that Labour has lost the confidence of the British people. Last night’s defeat in Glasgow, following its humiliation in Henley, defeat in the Crewe and Nantwich by-election,... Read more

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Answers please!

I was at an event last night with fellow Conservative Party parliamentary candidates. David Cameron spoke to us for a few minutes and I was struck by the contrast of his message on the economy with... Read more

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Taking a lead

I welcome the move today by (most) Conservative MPs to publish their expenses and related office and staffing details. I hope now that all MPs, from all parties, will follow their lead. It is... Read more

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Coincidence?

Many will wonder if it is a coincidence that the government is delaying the debate and vote on the controversial Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill in the run-up to the Glasgow East by-election?... Read more

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Congratulations David Davis

Congratulations to David Davis on his victory in the Haltemprice and Howden by-election. Like many others, I raised an eyebrow when he resigned his seat to force a by-election on the issue of 42 days... Read more

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The broken society by-election

David Cameron is right; the Glasgow East by-election is about Britain’s broken society. Although the oft-quoted statistics about poverty levels, life expectancy and educational failure in the... Read more

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The fight goes on in Liverpool

City of Liverpool Conservatives are continuing to fight back as part of the Party’s drive to reach out into all parts of the country. Liverpool and parts of the Mersey region have been included... Read more

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Welcome

Welcome to my... Read more

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