Articles tagged Election:

My 2010 General Election Prediction

  • 10 Jan 2010

Over the last few days I have been going through every single parliamentary seat with the aim of trying to predict which party will win it at the next election. As you can imagine, it has been quite a task. Why have I done this? For one reason - that I do not believe in nation...

Brown Copies Foot Election Strategy

  • 7 Jan 2010

The election strategy being fought by Gordon Brown and his team reminds me of that followed by Michael Foot in 1983. These cosy little household chats which Brown is doing every day are exactly what Foot did in 1983, partly in order to keep him away from the media. Foot did hi...

My Verdict on the Leaders Debate

  • 15 Apr 2009

  Well, it wasn't that exciting. In fact at times it was damned tedious. There was no huge gaffe, no devastating oneliners. No real funnies. Brown kept trying to agree with Nick Clegg to forge an alliance against David Cameron. By the end it was laughable. But overall, I...

Gordon Brown is Frit!

  • 6 Oct 2008

Well, if Nick Robinson is right, Gordon Brown has bottled it. All summer he has wanted to call an election but at various stages he has chickened out at the last minute. I was told recently that he wanted to call an election in early September but in the end he decided not to....

Politico's & the General Election

  • 13 Jun 2001

Iain Dale of Politico’s describes the fun and games at his store during a frantic election campaign.       Phwam! Hardly had John Prescott’s straight left landed than Simon & Schuster were on the ‘phone asking if we wanted the rest of the stock of the Prescott ...