Category Archives: UK General Election 2005

Tories: can’t win, will win

The Age – Blair unbeatable, says Tory campaign chief: The struggling Conservative opposition in Britain struck new difficulties yesterday when it was reported that even its new campaign director, Australian Liberal mastermind Lynton Crosby, believes Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair … Continue reading

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Rupa Huq mixes it up… up north

Election Watch launched a few days ago, and today warns that: If we’re not careful, this election campaign could turn very boring, very quickly. I’ve heard this a few times from most political commentators and said so to this nice … Continue reading

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Tories and Lib Dems put their stalls out

BBC NEWS | In Depth | Party policies at a glance BBC – Tories set to unveil tax cut plan Guardian – Defection of MP derails Howard’s election plan: Michael Howard was last night struggling to get the Conservatives’ £35bn … Continue reading

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I am Jack’s complete lack of surprise

This is a heads-up for all proxy-bloggers, some information about how well you’re doing and some ideas about what you can do during the upcoming election. A star (*) denotes a blog that is in need of love (i.e. there … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, start your engines!

I think we can look forward to the announcement of an election date shortly. We’re at the stage of last-minute manoeuvres. Speaking of which, you may recall that Labour sent two last-minute text-messages before the 2001 election; one mocking the … Continue reading

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Labour campaigners using FOI laws to dig the dirt on Tory leader Michael Howard

BBC – Labour tries to dig up Tory past: Labour is trying to use new openness laws to dig up electioneering material about Conservative leader Michael Howard’s time in government. Requests for the documents have been put in by a … Continue reading

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Brown and Blair is best of friends – unleash the election!

Balders has a few thoughts on the Blair/Brown rift – and a bunch of links. Me, I’m holding my water. But… You always know when there’s a Big Lie to be sold, because Honest John Prescott appears on Radio 4. … Continue reading

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Vote For Me (ITV) goes to air

Perfect.co.uk – Vote For Me Damn it all, I missed my chance to make a total arse of myself on television. And I was busy blogging and missed the programme’s debut last night. Oh well. I’ll catch up. Independent – … Continue reading

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Vote For Me was created by… erm, me!

I may go along… but only to ask where I pick up my cheque.

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We are now officially in pre-election mode

Myself, I’ve been in pre-election mode for weeks now… but today it’s official. The Telegraph is predicting a snap poll, but the most likely date still appears to be May 5. Ooh, here’s an interesting quote… Independent – Blair to … Continue reading

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