David Cameron has steered a careful line between pro-Europe business people and his Eurosceptic backbenchers, saying Britain cannot remain in the EU “come what may”.
In politics the first rule of plotting is that you have to have a candidate, someone to replace the leader you hope to get rid of.
Get ready for more cuts. That was the message delivered by David Cameron to the CBI’s annual conference when he warned that more savings would have to be found in the next parliament.
Nigel Farage’s party are set to get their second MP in two weeks time, but the party is failing to make headway north of the border.
Labour critics of Ed Miliband are warning his supporters that they are in danger of exacerbating internal unease about his leadership by attacking party loyalists who say they are reflecting concerns they hear on the doorstep.
Ed Miliband will attempt to reach out to British business leaders when he offers a guarantee that a Labour government will “never risk” the economy by threatening to take Britain out of the EU.
The question of survival – to which there are two separate answers – pursued Ed Miliband through a dreadful week. Is he under such withering attack because (as Polly Toynbee of the Guardian put it) of ruthless “monstering by the press” – with the Mail, Telegraph and Express naturally joining the hunt?
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Jim Murphy might be the candidate with experience, as well as the bookies’ favourite, but it is Neil Findlay who has an advantage.
Kezia Dugdale has put her party’s plan to increase income taxes to 50p for Scotland’s richest residents at the centre of Scottish Labour’s election campaign, a week before polling stations open.
David Cameron has mocked Nigel Farage for pronouncing his name in a “poncey, foreign-sounding” manner rather than an “English” way.
Scottish Labour’s manifesto launch setting out plans to heavily tax the rich has been overshadowed by a poll suggesting Labour could come third behind the Tories in Scottish elections for the first time in more than a century.