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Ed Miliband comes of age

In Michael Indian on July 20, 2011 at 3:46 pm

Emerging from a week engulfed by the furore of the phone hacking scandal, Ed Miliband strode confidently towards the summer recess, riding high on his first major victory since becoming Labour Leader last autumn, reports Mike Indian. Read the rest of this entry »

Ed’s Summer of Struggle

In Anthony Broxton on July 12, 2011 at 5:42 pm

Anthony Broxton is surprised at Miliband’s decision to admonish the strikes, and believes he is now in for a rough summer ahead, both inside and outside the Labour party. Read the rest of this entry »

The Right Hook: Ken Clarke’s Justice Reforms U-turn

In Zachary Barker on July 7, 2011 at 10:56 am

Being in charge of a party with a traditionally tough stance on justice, Cameron’s chosen figure for reforming in the justice system seems unusual. In the place of someone notably hard-line on crime, a known maverick within the party was chosen in their place: Kenneth Clarke. Zachary Barker asks why Clarke? Read the rest of this entry »

Clegg: Bad Guy Doing Good?

In Conor Campbell on May 26, 2011 at 7:04 am

Conor Campbell is starting to have sympathy for Clegg. “Many see a man drowning in a sea of depression, I see something slightly different. As a Labour Party member this view I have of the Cleggster worries me.”  Read the rest of this entry »

How similar is Cameron’s role to Barack’s?

In Rich Maher on May 26, 2011 at 6:58 am

Throughout President Barack Obama’s trip to the United Kingdom he has inevitably been compared to our Prime Minister; David Cameron.  This has led to further debate over whether the British system of government is moving into a more ‘Presidential’ system, writes Richard Maher. Read the rest of this entry »

The Big Society is happening; but what is happening?

In Features on April 21, 2011 at 8:00 am


Nick Denys, who works with Nat Wei, the government’s “Big Society tsar”, explains what the Big Society is, what it means for regular people and how you can get involved in your local community. Read the rest of this entry »

Iain Dale Interview: Part 2

In Charlie Edwards, Interviews on April 19, 2011 at 8:00 am


In the second part of his exclusive interview with Political Promise, Iain Dale chats with Charlie Edwards about coalitions and campaigns, mouthpieces and Milibands… Read the rest of this entry »

The Real Issues of Immigration

In Liam Quinn on April 17, 2011 at 1:25 pm

Liam Quinn writes on David Cameron’s recent speech on mulitculturalism, calling it “the turning point for the UK” when it comes to immigration. Read the rest of this entry »

Live: Budget 2011

In Newswire on March 23, 2011 at 10:40 am

Political Promise’s favourite day of the year: the Budget. Our live coverage will detail all the main points, all the analysis from our writers and readers and the wider blogosphere.

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Cameron Leads Call for Freer EU Markets

In Uncategorized on March 23, 2011 at 7:37 am

Ahead of this week’s summit in Brussels, David Cameron and leaders of other EU member state countries have sent a joint letter to the European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, calling for a greater role for the free market within the EU, reports David Mentiply. Read the rest of this entry »