Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

To: Steve Hilton (an open letter)

Dear Steve, Being a long-standing member of the Conservative communications team (and currently a key member of the communications team for Prime Minister David Cameron) I would expect you to be well aware of the Conservative response to the half-baked … Continue reading

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Andy Coulson: innocent until proven guilty

[See also: Andy Coulson and Andy Hayman: Friends] Lately, we have been treated to the ‘earnest’ opinion of one Tory cloaca after another reminding us that Andy Coulson is innocent until proven guilty… as if there is no cause for … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries: Psalm 139, abortion, hatred and evil

Recently, Nadine Dorries took part in an interview with Ed West which was published in the Catholic Herald. A modest individual who has appropriated the identity of the historical figure Archbishop Cranmer complains here that this interview does not gain … Continue reading

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Housekeeping (an urgent appeal)

Hi folks. I expect to bring you some important updates today (Thursday 20 Jan), if not soon after that. I don’t want to say or even hint what the update concerns, as I do not wish to imply that the … Continue reading

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Conservative Central Office: how not to be seen

OK, here’s how it works around here: Everybody who visits my site will enjoy the usual level of privacy they would expect from any other site. BUT if you are the type of person who owes me an answer and … Continue reading

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Iain Dale, Shane Greer, Total Politics, political smears and harassment

Recently, I published a segment of a discussion held under the Chatham House rule. This rule was first violated by Iain Dale and Phil Hendren through their misrepresentation of its contents and the nature of the discussion. They continue to … Continue reading

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Proof: Nadine Dorries lies about police investigations [UPDATED]

[NOTE – Please see the close of this post for an important update.] The results of my information request to Bedfordshire police are in, and it doesn’t look at all good for Nadine Dorries, who has repeatedly claimed that she … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries: lies with another man

Nadine Dorries is in the news again, this time over a relationship with a married man. I’ve no stomach for going over the detail at present, but highlights include the now-standard Dorries tactic of smearing her detractors (in this case, … Continue reading

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Einy Shah and Hind Essoussi: ‘Millbank Revenge’

(This post comes to you with a BIG tip of the hat to EinyWatch, which is well worth a follow if you want to keep half an eye on at least one of these characters.) I should make it clear … Continue reading

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Iain Dale tells lies shock

I’m too time-pressed to write a proper farewell to Iain Dale and his particular ‘style’ of blogging (allowing your site to be used as a platform for anonymous attacks on your critics and rivals then screaming ‘personal attack’ when confronted … Continue reading

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