Tentative thumbs-up for the Conservative—Lib Dem coalition

A few days ago I wrote optimistically about the prospect of a coalition between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats. Now that we have a coalition for real, I feel even more cheered. Part of my argument in my earlier post was that there needs to be cultural change in politics. When I listened to […]

Doing the obvious

Well the opinion polls that showed that Ken Clarke is four times more popular amongst the public than any other Conservative leadership contender seems to have ruffled a few feathers. Although it shouldn’t be even remotely surprising that Clarke is the most popular Tory in the country. ICM’s poll suggests that a net 12% of […]