Happy birthday, Trollope!

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2015

It’s 200 years to the day since Anthony Trollope was born. I was first introduced to Trollope — like any other, ordinary 13 year-old — in 1990, when BBC2 repeated The Barchester Chronicles, Alan Plater’s adaptation of the first two (…)

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The 8 seats where I’d consider voting tactically – Conservative or Labour – to keep out Ukip

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2015

Tim Montgomerie has (apparently) risked expulsion from the Conservative party for declaring “If I lived in Sheffield Hallam I’d definitely vote for Nick Clegg” – quite a turnaround for a commentator who said last year “The Lib Dems must ditch Nick (…)

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My must-reads this week April 24, 2015

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2015

Here’s some of the articles that have caught my attention this week… The polls could decide the fate of the Lib Dems – Spectator Blogs Can’t follow logic here: Lib Dem MP in Tory-facing seats thinks s/he’s more at risk (…)

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