My column for ConHome: Nick Clegg’s future – Why I think he should go. And why neither Nick nor his fellow Lib Dem MPs agree…

by Stephen Tall on June 19, 2014

Here’s my latest The Other Side column for ConservativeHome, published here on Tuesday. I re-visited my reasons for thinking Nick Clegg should quit as party leader (while remaining as Deputy Prime Minister). But also tried to understand why he’s decided (…)

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Ashcroft battlegrounds poll: both Tories and Lib Dems down on 2010, but it’s the Tories who’d make gains

by Stephen Tall on June 19, 2014

Lord Aschroft, the Tory peer and pollster, has published the results of a large survey of 17 Lib Dem / Conservative battleground seats. Six are Tory-held seats where the Lib Dems were runners-up in 2010; 11 are Lib Dem-held seats where the Tories were runners-up. Across those seats the voting intention (compared with the 2010 […]