“Write an A-Z about the election,” said the Editor. “It’ll be fun.”
The BBC’s inquisitor-in-chief Andrew Neil is enjoying a good election but are the big parties’ big ideas making it too easy for him?
He would not seem an unduly squeamish man but even this senior figure in the financial markets, operating daily in the bloodiest of blood sports, found it a hard watch: “To be honest I found it a bit much. By the end I was looking through my fingers, thinking, ‘Is this really fair?’.”
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday warned Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans are a “real and present” danger to the NHS.
Almost half of Scottish voters will support the SNP in next month’s General Election as Labour’s share collapses, according to a new poll.
Labour is pledging to plant two billion trees by 2040 and create 10 new national parks as part of its plans to tackle the climate crisis.
If there was a winner of Friday night’s Question Time grilling of the party leaders, it was the audience. It was one of the best events of its type I’ve seen – the crowd irreverent and uncowed, unwilling to accept the usual political blather, hacked off and up for a scrap.
The new Conservative Prime Minister claims the country is paralysed by a controversial Eurosceptic trade deal.
Gordon Brown has insisted voting Boris Johnson out of Number 10 would be the first step in restoring “common decency”.
In the same week the leader of the Liberal Democrats was forced to deny a fake news report that she fired stones at squirrels while calling them “pleb bunnies”, she also revealed an unequivocal willingness to fire nuclear weapons.
Labour has promised up to £31,000 compensation to the millions of women forced to work longer because of controversial increases in the state pension age.
The Labour Party will launch its Youth Manifesto on Saturday, pledging to spend an additional £1 billion on youth services.