Browsing All posts tagged under »David Miliband«

Coalition divided

September 29, 2010


David Miliband’s retirement from frontline politics was always going to dominate the news agenda once it was announced, and given the day the coalition government had been having up until that point you could forgive Cameron and co for being mighty relieved that the spotlight was off them at a moment when divisions within it […]

‘Red’ Ed and the long road back

September 25, 2010


At long last, Labour have a new leader. Ed Miliband, who at the start of the lengthy leadership campaign was seen as the underdog to his older brother David, today begins life as the official leader of the opposition. We all knew it would be a Miliband leading the Labour Party during the remainder of […]

Crunch time for Labour

September 15, 2010


The drawn-out process of selecting a new leader of the Labour Party is almost at an end. Voting finishes a week today, and the new leader of the party will be announced at the party’s conference in Manchester on 25 September. The contest, which has gone on this long so as to allow for proper […]

Stay Away, Blair

October 29, 2009


Lots of people have plenty to say about the prospective EU Presidency of Tony Blair, the one-time golden boy of British politics (c. 1997) turned villain of the piece. That is, everyone but Blair himself. The warmongerer remains noticeably quiet while the rest of the continent whips itself up into a frenzy (well, almost) over […]