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ChatPolitics Column: The Scottish Play

With 8 months to go, the events of the previous and upcoming weeks may be taken as something of a mid-season finale. The series has been going on for a while with many of the same storylines (Lab-Tory data-tennis) and characters (Boris v Ed in BBC Sandwich Eat-Off) meaning that viewing figures are declining, rapidly. 728 more words


Venezuela Goes From Boob to Bust

It is not just the economy which is sagging in socialist Venezuela, the country has been hit by a shortage of breast implants, a foretaste of what Britain can expect under a Miliband government. 93 more words


The Two Eds Effect: Tories Open Up 25% Poll Lead on Economy

The gap between the Tories and Labour on trust on the economy has widened by 22% since Ed Balls became Shadow Chancellor. In March 2011, two months after Miliband gave Balls the job, Ipsos Mori had the Tories three points ahead at 31% to Labour’s 28%. 43 more words


Miliband "As Much Use as a Boil on the Scrotum"

A caller to Jeremy Vine’s show on BBC Radio 2 gives his verdict on Ed Miliband:

“The Scots see Miliband as watered down whisky. During this coalition he has been as much use to traditional Labour voters as a boil on the scrotum, he has been absolutely pathetic.”

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On Scottish Independence

I was shocked this week to read that the pro-independence movement had gained a lead for the first time in the polls. I never believed it to be a forgone conclusion but I also didn’t expect to see such a dramatic turn in the final weeks leading up to the referendum. 826 more words

Cameron, Clegg and Miliband: Westminster leaders in Scotland

Prime Minister’s Questions was abandoned by its usual faces yesterday as David Cameron, deputy Nick Clegg and Labour leader Ed Miliband were all in Scotland. 524 more words


Cameron, Clegg and Miliband: 'Better Together' in Scotland

The leaders of the main UK parties travelled to Scotland today to engage with Scottish voters in an attempt to convince them to vote ‘No’ in the upcoming referendum. 594 more words