Tag Archives: Conservative Party

So what the hell happened at the General Election?

The bird is still flying with a 50% increase in MPs compared to just 2 years ago. Another 436 votes in 4 constituencies would have given us 4 more MPs Ok I was wrong. I didn’t see at the start … Continue reading

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Only the Liberal Democrats can stop a huge Tory majority

The Lib Dem Bird is flying high as we  enter the first hurdle of the County and Regional Elections. It will be soaring when the gains come in after those elections and before the recently announced General Election When I … Continue reading

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The Sleaford Result is another success for our Newbies (with oldies support)

Newbie Ross Pepper ably supported by an oldie (politically!) Baroness Sal Brinton I woke up this morning to hear news of another good result from the trio of Parliamentary by-elections that we have had over the autumn. Ross Pepper and … Continue reading

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In praise of Newbie MPs!!

Our New and Newbie MP, Sarah Olney Apparently Sarah Olney (MP!) had a bad TV interview somewhere on Friday and at one of the hustings meetings had not answered a couple of questions brilliantly. I only raise this because this … Continue reading

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Yabba-Dabba-Doo we’ve got £30million

Carl and some of his team who will be taking on Jeremy Corbyn’s bag carrier next May So a great triumph is being proclaimed today. Today we got the first instalment of our City Deal money – £1billion apparently. Actually … Continue reading

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What’s happening in UK Politics today?

The Chamber of the House of Commons. On April 4th next year I will have been a member of my Party (including its predecessor) for 50 years. I can say with total clarity that I have never known times like … Continue reading

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Which is the ‘Nasty Party’ in 2016?

UKIP leadership contenders gathering for a pre hustings chat!! So the Party Conference season is over and I am not sure that we are much the wiser about the where the Parties sit in terms of both their own comfort … Continue reading

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