Sovereignty and eternal truth

Gavin Hewitt Gavin Hewitt’s Europe BBC News 6 October 2010

Tory supporters who are wary of Brussels have had lean pickings from the coalition government so far.

Today the Foreign Secretary, William Hague, promised them that the sovereignty of the British Parliament would be placed on the statute book for the first time. He told […]

Labour prepares to ‘bow out of government’

Liberal Democrats and Conservatives edging towards deal, sources say

• The Liberal Democrats are poised to agree a power-sharing deal with the Conservatives, sources in both parties have said.

• David Cameron expected to become Prime Minister tomorrow. Reports that Nick Clegg will be his deputy.

Andrew Porter Telegraph [UK] 11 May 2010

In yet […]

In UK Cameron invites Clegg to build ‘strong’ government

Conservative leader makes “big, open and comprehensive” offer to Liberal Democrats.

Telegraph [UK] 07 May 2010 2:58 PM BST/9:58 AM EDT

While keeping open the option of minority Conservative rule, Mr Cameron suggested he would prefer a pact with Nick Clegg’s third-placed party.

Mr Clegg has already indicated that the Conservatives have won the […]

Nick Clegg’s surge brings new twist to UK election

Associated Press London (via 4/19/2010

LONDON (AP) — An unpredictable British national election has suddenly become more uncertain, with an unexpectedly stellar television debate performance from the leader of the Liberal Democrats sending the perenially third-ranked party to first place in some opinion polls.

Nick Clegg’s party has leapfrogged the main opposition Conservatives — […]

Obama aide prepping Cameron for TV clash

Glen Owen and William Lowther Daily Mail [UK] 11 April 2010

She is the Chairman Mao fan whose ‘body language’ coaching sessions helped Barack Obama to enter the White House – and now David Cameron is hoping her skills will steer him into Downing Street.

Anita Dunn has been hired by the Tory leader to […]

In Britain, Conservatives to give some married couples tax breaks

General Election 2010: Conservatives to give four million married couples a tax break

Four million married couples are to be offered tax breaks worth up to £150 a year under Tory proposals to be unveiled by David Cameron.

by Andrew Porter and Robert Winnett Telegraph [UK] 9 Apr 2010

Wives or husbands who do not […]