A new parliament … and some new camera angles for the Commons. A slight relaxation in the (still very strict) rules on what us proles are allowed to see and hear in our own parliament sees an additional device mounted near the speaker’s chair — giving the opposite perspective from the ‘traditional’ view.
The prime minister and his friend were both in the Scottish capital today — but for very different reasons. Did they do lunch?
David Cameron allowed cameras into the first wholly-Conservative cabinet meeting in 18 years earlier, emphasising that the full horror of the Tory manifesto is going to be implemented.
There’s no question that the short-term electoral benefit of the Tories’ anti-SNP rhetoric comes at the long-term expense of Scottish-English relations and the union. Twickenham, however, would be pretty far down the list of places he might be have expected to be tackled on the matter. But was this a member of the The Met’s Specialist Protection Command? They’re […]
The wheels are already coming off the Tories’ new ‘sell off all the social housing worth selling’ manifesto pledge.
Underscoring the antipathy between the Tories and their former deputy chairman, Lord Ashcroft has taken to the pages of ConservativeHome — which he owns — to issue an extraordinary attack on David Cameron’s attempts to block a book he is writing.
“I have to speak out”.
Interviewed for ITN at a brewery earlier today, the name plastered across kegs of cider seemed somehow appropriate. With the background imagery for such a set piece a matter of negotiation between broadcasters and special advisers, this is more likely to have been a smug in joke than an accident. This is proof — as if […]
Released to support a new Michael Winterbottom and Russell Brand documentary on the banking industry.
If viewed as an expectation game, there can be no question that Miliband triumphed tonight. First up, the lobby: Miliband very weak on borrowing but he survived the character stuff and fought back with humour. He gets a clear win overall — Tim Shipman (@ShippersUnbound) March 26, 2015