The former deputy prime minister has said that he is giving his full backing to Andy Burnham being the next leader of the Labour Party… 275 more words
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In the early days of David Cameron’s leadership of the Conservatives, he once joked to a number of media executives that he was the true ‘heir to Blair.’ Cameron quickly admitted that this had been a mistake. 543 more words
One (very) last thing to say about the election, before a lengthy moratorium on posts about party politics. Here’s a rubbish intervention in more mundane matters, having essentially said secede from Westminster’s jurisdiction and start self-sustaining hippy communes the other day. 1,020 more words
What is in a name?
The first election I have a decent memory of is 1997. I remember Tony Blair, beaming and youthful, walking up Downing Street. 732 more words