Posts Tagged “fdp”

My Times ‘Thunderer’ column: Jeremy Browne has yet to show that “Thatcherism plus immigration” will prove to be a vote-winner

by Stephen Tall on April 15, 2014

Here’s my piece¬†for The Times’s Thunderer column, which was published there yesterday: Jeremy Browne is on the hunt for “a bold, ambitious liberal party”. The Lib Dem MP does not believe his own party quite cuts it, pointedly criticising Team (…)

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5 reasons not to assume the FDP wipeout in the German elections will happen here in the UK

by Stephen Tall on September 23, 2013

An amazing result for Angela Merkel, increasing her vote and almost winning an absolute majority for the conservative CDU in her third election. A dire one for the liberal FDP, eliminated from the German Bundestag after failing to cross the 5% popular vote threshold – from 93 seats to 0 in one go. Ouch. Part […]