NCP founder @MattSingh_ talks polls and the election with Bloomberg @business's @RobDotHutton
A crossword clue from Mark Mardell > "Exclamation of surprise, party ends in trash" (Cor! Bin)
Political change in Wales, 1955-1964.
The science of why you are so upset about Cecil the lion
Matthew Parris on "squealing outrage from “Blairite” New Labour & its friends in the media"
The Lib Dems should drop the moralising about Lord Sewel bit.ly/1IptCcS (me from last night)
I didn’t approach R.D. Wingfield’s DI Jack Frost series with any great enthusiasm. I’d seen enough of ITV’s Sunday night schedule-filler, with David Jason in the title role, to assume it would be lightweight, middlebrow, plodding fare, with signposted comic (…)
Terrific Ed Balls interview by Mary Riddell. Sympathetic but none the worse for that
Can Britain's cosmopolitan minority unlock the liberal future predicted by @JeremyCliffe My response @policynetwork
Another eery parallel bit.ly/1fKg2tQ (from Graham Stewart's Bang! A History of the 1980s)
For "curious" read "deceitful" > The Times’ curious use of single quotation marks in headlines | @paulwalteruk
Labour "still not regarded as less far to the left as the Conservatives are to the right"
How left/right have the UK parties' manifestos been since 1945? bit.ly/1LX0SiS h/t @chrishanretty
Kudos @sunny_hundal: "I want to challenge the the groupthink and narrow focus b/c that’s why the left keeps losing."
(This is why I still think Yvette Cooper will sneak the win in the end.)
Twitter - mostly for young - especially young ABC1 women - our latest Tech Tracker is out
Replace "1979" with "2010/15" and "Thatcher" with "Cameron/Osborne", it all applies
I designed a new quick reply UI for Twitter.
Luke Akehurst's take on Labour & the Corbyn surge is excellent
If polls were banned before elections this would be what you get - internal polling leaked for candidates gain
You want 3,000 words on a liberal approach to evidence-based policy-making, you say? Alright
Dan Hodges at his savage best > The Labour party is a joke. We should stop taking it seriously
The parallels between this summer’s Labour leadership contest meltdown and the battle for the party’s soul in the early 1980s are too close to swat away as ahistorical journalese. Here, for example, is an excerpt from Graham Stewart’s terrific book, (…)