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Douglas Carswell’s reputation as a straight talker has been somewhat strained by the scrutiny attendant to the Clacton by-election: He claimed that his local Tory party membership had increased by 40% — even though revenue from membership has dropped by the same proportion since 2010. His campaign predicted a “mass exodus” of members from Clacton Conservative Association — before just six people...
22/09/2014 - 15:52
In his speech to Labour conference setting out priorities for what would be his first budget, Ed Balls found time to reference his football encounter with the Northern Echo’s Rob Merrick: “Boris [is] scrambling back to Westminster, preparing to elbow David Cameron out of the way. But the less said about elbows today the better.” Boom boom.
22/09/2014 - 14:19
Politics raised a collective eyebrow last week with the Lib Dems attempting to bury the bad news of Mike Hancock’s resignation from the party under the Scottish independence referendum. A Lib Dem official was quoted claiming that Hancock had jumped before he was pushed: “Obviously, there was due to be a disciplinary hearing imminently, so before that has […]
22/09/2014 - 12:12