Nick Clegg – Setting the Record Straight

As the United Kingdom comes to terms with the reality of the 300 year old Union remaining intact, the possibilities for all countries within the British Isles provide political commentators, analysts and those with a casual interest with an exciting prospect. David Cameron, on Friday morning, made a promise that may seem quite surreal. English votes for English laws, once and for all answering the West Lothian Question. The idea of not only Scots, but Irish, Welsh and English people voting for legislation Continue reading [...]

A very belated take on the coalition government

I must apologise for the absence of any post yesterday, the trials and tribulations of A-level English Language tore me away from my beloved audience and blog readers. With the housekeeping bit in order let's get down to business. So, we have a new government, a Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition - the best outcome? After watching the press conference from prime minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg yesterday ( one would have to say yes. The appointment of Continue reading [...]

New PM, New Government, New Britain. New Lib Dems?

David Cameron tonight became the new prime minister of the UK after talks between the Liberal Democrats and the Labour party failed, prompting Gordon Brown's immediate resignation as leader of his party and acting prime minister. Her Majesty the Queen invited Cameron to form a government after accepting Brown's resignation earlier this afternoon. In a speech outside his new home in Downing Street, prime minister David Cameron stated that we would push for a full and formal coalition government Continue reading [...]

New government by this evening?

The latest reports from the BBC suggest that Britain will have a new government this evening. Officials from number 10 have confirmed that they recognise that talks between themselves, the Labour party and the Liberal Democrats have failed and that Mr Brown is expected to resign as prime minister later today. It still remains unclear as to the exact involvement of the Liberal Democrats; is there a coalition between the two or will it be a minority Tory government? Either way David Cameron is expected Continue reading [...]

Decision time

Conservative leader David Cameron has said it is "decision time" for the Liberal Democrats to choose who they will support in forming a stable and secure government. The claim comes after Gordon Brown announced his resignation and the opening of formal talks between his party, the Labour party and Nick Clegg's Liberal Democrats. It seems as though Cameron will do anything for the chance of getting the keys to number 10 after he reportedly 'upped' his game by offering the Lib Dem leader a referendum Continue reading [...]