Tag Archives: manifesto

  1. Why the importance of this Conservative manifesto is that it is the only one likely to be delivered

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    November 27, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    I’ve read the manifestos so you don’t have to. As the only political party with a realistic chance of getting …
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  2. Labour’s ‘kitchen sink’ manifesto shows they don’t think they will win

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    November 26, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    I’ve read the Manifestos so you don’t have to. Kudos to the Labour party, who have been completely honest about …
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  3. The folly of the Tories parking their tanks on Labour’s Government power lawn

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    June 3, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In the aftermath of her loss to Donald Trump, some commentators pointed out that Hillary Clinton might have won had …
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  4. Why Labour Party figures need to know their figures.

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    June 2, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Is it important to remember the cost of your policies when your main opponent hasn’t any costings at all? Well, …
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  5. The proper case for free university tuition

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    May 31, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    The debate over university tuition fees rumbles on. Abolishing them would cost over £11bn a year. Labour has committed to …
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  6. Corbyn vs May..when poetry met prose

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    May 30, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Of course, this wasn’t really Corbyn vs May, as the latter has refused to debate the former directly. Instead, first …
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  7. Theresa May’s u-turn on social care made her look weak and unstable

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    May 23, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    One of the reasons I thought that Theresa May wanted to call the snap election was that she felt held …
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  8. Conservative manifesto – May tries to get UK moving ‘forward together’ without committing to how

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    May 19, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Well, this was the big one. This is the only manifesto that will have to be delivered. Therefore, there can …
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  9. Labour’s manifesto – bold and offering a clear choice about how we want to live

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    May 17, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    I have to admit to developing a bit of a crush on Labour’s manifesto. It is bold and it offers …
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  10. Please let there be no more immigration ‘caps’

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    May 3, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    How do make a well-trained Canadian GP leaving the UK and going back to Canada seem like a ‘good’ thing? How …
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  11. Why the Pensions Triple Lock guarantee should be removed

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    April 26, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    On the first draft of the 1979 Conservative manifesto, Margaret Thatcher scrawled “Hostage!” or “hostage to fortune’ on any commitment …
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  12. No ‘Tax lock’ would be sensible economics.

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    April 26, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Back during preparations for the 2015 General Election, there was a hole in the ‘media grid’ political parties use to …
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  13. The Greek government is learning what happens when you treat the public like children

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    May 19, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Good news, I have just received a mandate from my loyal subjects not to pay back my mortgage. In the …
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  14. 5 Challenges for David Cameron

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    May 10, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    1) Delivering a manifesto that may have been designed for coalition – I wasn’t there when the manifesto was written obviously, …
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  15. Liberal Democrat manifesto – a UK election first

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    April 18, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    The Liberal Democrat manifesto was a UK election first. It was the first time that a party has actually campaigned …
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  16. UKIP’s manifesto – plans relying completely on the counter-factual

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    April 17, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    What I have liked about UKIP’s contribution to British politics over the past few years has been the effect that …
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  17. The Green Party manifesto is the most honest of them all. 

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    April 16, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Reading the Green Party manifesto I found myself lost in admiration for the only honest document produced by any political …
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  18. The Conservative Manifesto relies on us trusting them. Have they earned it?

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    April 15, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    If you ever wanted to understand how close this election is, just think about this: The Conservative manifesto is all …
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  19. Labour’s Judo political, classic sales technique manifesto…game on Dave.

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    April 14, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    There are a variety of reasons why Ed Miliband stood up at the lectern yesterday to deliver Labour’s General Election …
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  20. Lib Dems and Mental health care – the right target.

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    October 11, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Nick Clegg brought the curtain down on the Liberal Democrats’ conference with a centerpiece that surprised many, as there had …
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