Articles tagged with Tories
by Anoosh Chakelian / 17 Jan 2013 14:59
“This isn’t a plan for a manifesto,” Greg Barker MP remarked to the intimate gathering of his fellow Tory modernisers and a few eager environmental journalists last Wednesday evening, “this isn’t even a plan for a plan.”
Cameron’s loyal energy minister was addressing a rather plush underground bar in the Mayfair offices of the Legatum Institute - what must be one of the swankiest of British politics’ independent think tank brigade.
by Charlie Critchell / 03 Dec 2012 10:08
The strategy is still taking shape, the battleground merely a sketch on a map, yet the Conservatives have already begun wheeling their heavy artillery to the front line. The appointment of Lynton Crosby as campaign strategist officially marks the end of the phoney war. In a month that sees the coalition stutter on Europe and most recently Leveson, the Tories have at least agreed upon one thing: to signal their intent of winning the
by Anoosh Chakelian / 19 Jul 2012 16:24
If only it had been PMQs yesterday morning, we surely would have heard Ed Miliband doing his damnedest to give the Home Office a pounding for failing to keep tabs on shambolic private security company G4S, contracted to secure the Olympics.
Or would we?
Miliband has come out today criticising the government for its outsourcing of police and security services “on a scale and at a speed never before seen”, and has