October 22 2014 Latest news:
One thing that has become clear as a result of last week’s Clacton and Heywood by-elections is the fact that seven months out from a general election, British politics is in a difficult place.
Clacton 2014. A sea-change or a mid-term protest vote? Political veteran PAUL GEATER isn’t sure the by-election has broken the mould of British politics just yet.
If all the pollsters and bookmakers are right, former Tory MP Douglas Carswell is heading back to Westminster as UKIP’s first elected MP, writes Paul Geater.
When we moved to Ipswich from rural Suffolk nearly 30 years ago, we thought this would be for the next 20 or so years – that eventually we’d like to move back to the countryside or a market town.
Party conferences are always something of an acquired taste – something to whet the appetites of political anoraks and to put fire in the belly of activists in the run-up to a general election.