The Tory party’s not for turning. Their funeral.

by Stephen Tall on February 9, 2013

Mark Thompson has been looking at the maths of this week’s Tory vote on same-sex marriage, and discovered that the party’s 2010 intake of MPs was more likely to vote against than those elected in the previous two elections this (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: February 9, 2013

by Stephen Tall on February 9, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Chris Huhne turned down Treasury job | Westminster blog Interesting; tho equally unsurprising he was offered it or that he rejected it > Chris Huhne turned down Treasury job http://buff.ly/WUCGTh Israeli and (…)

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The PM and the EU: Cameron’s zen art of compromise maintenance

by Stephen Tall on February 9, 2013

Credit where it’s due. If David Cameron had returned to Britain empty-handed or walked out of the EU budget talks in a fit of pique he’d have been pilloried. Plenty of his opponents were hoping he’d do just that. As it is, he’s able to boast (not without justification) that he’s successfully negotiated a 3% [...]



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