Brown’s see-saw poll recovery

December 2, 2008

A ComRes/Independent poll this week says Gordon Brown has staged a stunning political recovery and that the Labour party is now just one point behind David Cameron and the Conservatives.

Drawing up the Battle Lines

November 25, 2008

Newspapers were in no doubt of the significance of the pre-budget report — this was a defining moment in British politics.

Tories form an orderly queue for Dave

October 1, 2008

cameron2.jpgStockport councillor Linda Holt started the queue for David Cameron’s closing speech at 10 a.m. this morning — four and a half hours before the Conservative leader was due to walk onto the stage at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

Banana politics delight Tories

September 29, 2008

miliband.jpgDavid Miliband was photographed clutching a banana at the Labour conference last week in Manchester, much to the delight of his political opponents, inside and outside his party.

No scandal over “5-in-a-bed” Tory

September 28, 2008

gove.jpgIt’s a good thing Michael Gove has a sense of humour.

The Conservative shadow schools secretary is in Birmingham preparing for his big speech on education to the party conference on Tuesday.

Are lads’ mags really THAT bad?

August 5, 2008

nuts.jpgConservative Shadow Children’s Secretary Michael Gove has accused lads’ magazines like Nuts and Zoo of promoting a shallow attitude towards women which in turn, he says, has contributed to Britain’s high teenage pregnancy rate.

Would a new leader brighten Labour’s chances?

August 1, 2008

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 A Daily Telegraph poll coming on the heels of all the speculation about David Miliband’s leadership intentions suggests that even if Labour did ditch Gordon Brown, they would still be thrashed in the next general election.

Sun’s man gets gaffe in early

June 13, 2008

mackenzie.jpgFormer Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has scored the first own goal of the Haltemprice & Howden by-election, just hours after saying he was a likely candidate for the Humberside seat.

Brown and out?

May 23, 2008

crewe.jpgAs much as stunned Labour MPs wander around like Corporal Jones telling each other not to panic after the dreadful result for them in Crewe, many of the newspapers believe Gordon Brown’s days are now numbered.