A new Politics was a False Dawn

A week after the coalition between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats formed, I wrote about the possibilities of a new politics, where the two parties would work together for the good of the country and, if successful, then this more cooperative approach...

The Dawn of a New Politics?

With the coalition government nearly a week old, the question many people are asking is if this is the start of a new politics. A full coalition between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats took most commentators by surprise, including myself. The key to the...

The choice for the Liberal Democrats

The Liberal Democrats have a difficult choice to make over this weekend. Do they: Form a coalition with the Conservatives Form an agreement with the Conservatives to work together in some areas, but stop short of forming a coalition Form a coalition with the Labour...