Tag: Labour

Ahem, I say–aux barricades, chaps–form an orderly queue, if you wouldn’t mind.

So then, that was the English revolution. I think we might have surprised ourselves a little—we certainly surprised the Media, the Pundits and the Politicians. There was no burning of hay ricks, no stringing up from lampposts—at least not physically,…

How to –probably—lose an election

I suppose it had to happen sooner or later—and now it has. The (British) Labour party has developed a habit of ‘kebabing’ itself when it comes to elections. I well remember the 1992 election, when the Tories were going to…

The coming English revolution

Aux barricades, citoyens During a Sunday morning politics show on the BBC (Andrew Marr), the front-man of the successful ‘better together ‘campaign—Alistair Darling, a former Labour party big hitter—agreed with Marr’s statement that there is a quiet uprising against politics…

There may be trouble ahead

May be trouble? In no particular order, we have the forth-coming referendum on Scottish independence, major constitutional changes in the UK whichever way the Scots vote, further EU sanctions against Russia, Obama and friends—if he has any left—about to bomb…