Tonight, here at the House of Commons, there’ll be a vote urging the government to include Trident within the terms of its Strategic Defence Review (SDR).  The Tory position is that it shouldn’t.  That was the Labour  government’s position too.  The Lib Dems, on the other hand, have always held up their commitment to the inclusion.. read more →

14 Mar 2010
March 14, 2010

More on the Lib Dems, I’m afraid

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The Tory MP for Lancaster and Wyre is quoted on the front page of today’s Scottish edition of the Sunday Times today as the Scottish spokesperson for the Conservatives. Under a Tory administration, he’d be the minister for Scotland. Nick Clegg’s proposition is that Lib Dem voters in Scotland are unconcerned whether he would support.. read more →

I’ve just been lounging about reading the Guardian. The best bit of the Saturday Guardian, I think, is The Guide. And the best bit of The Guide is often  The Hard Sell, on p.3, which is a usually-hilarious take on a telly advert.  It’s been a funny old week, for me anyway, so I thought.. read more →