Author Archives: Ed Jacobs

Northern Ireland entering the red

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The Northern Ireland Executive is on course to enter the red, according to BBC reports.

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Brown warns of ‘Tory trap’ on devolution

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Gordon Brown has warned of the dangers of walking into a Tory trap on devolution.

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On welfare, it is UKIP playing catch up with Labour and the Tories

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On Welfare, UKIP is taking its lead from Labour and the Conservatives.

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Conservatives – the U-turns on devolution

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It says all you need to know about the modern Conservatives that they are prepared to gamble the future of the United Kingdom based on electoral arithmetic.

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UKIP up and Labour continue to slide in Wales

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UKIP are still on the march in Wales, according to new polling.

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SNP majority reduced to one

TweetAs the news emerged yesterday that the SNP has now surpassed the Liberal Democrats to become the third largest party in the UK having grown by 24,000 since last Thursday’s referendum, the party’s business managers yesterday faced a headache as its majority dwindled to just one seat. The development came following the news that one […]

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History should not give cause for optimism for Labour

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Ed Miliband needs to conquer is his image problem which, four years on from taking the leadership of the party, remains a noose around the party’s neck.

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Conference 2014: Labour is losing credibility on devolution

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On English votes for English laws, Labour has been caught like a rabbit in the headlights.

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The Scottish referendum: a day of history and change – what we know so far

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After a tumultuous day in British history that will be seen as the start of radical changes to our political system, Ed Jacobs outlines what we now know.

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David Cameron is already stoking the fires of Scottish nationalism

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Scotland may have been persuaded to stick with the UK, but the unity that brought Labour, the Conservatives and the Lib Dems together looks set to unravel quickly.

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