Clegg: the Coalition’s priorities must be “jobs and growth, jobs and growth”

by Stephen Tall on November 17, 2011

The intertwined topics of the economy and Europe has continued to dominate the political scene this week. But as Europhobic Tories continue to froth at the thought of England’s the UK’s retreat from its neighbours, Nick Clegg has maintained a decidedly mainstream approach, and attempted to shift the focus back from constitutional niceties to economic […]

LDVideo: King trumped by Baroness

by Stephen Tall on November 17, 2011

For those who’ve not yet seen it, here for your enjoyment is Baroness Trumpington’s candidly digital response to her Tory colleague Lord King’s accidentally ungallant reference to “the survivors of World War II [who are] started to look pretty old”: (Also available to watch on the BBC site here.) ‘Who is Baroness Trumpington?’, you ask. […]