Labour have boarded the outrage bus over the Tories doing a deal with the “bigots and terrorist-sympathisers” in the DUP. They have some nerve…
In 2010 Labour tried to do a deal with the DUP. Gordon Brown wrote a letter to the DUP leader trying to buy his support. The then Northern Ireland Secretary Shawn Woodward worked on an “economic package” to secure DUP support. This morning Alastair Campbell said a deal with the DUP could undermine the peace process. On May 7, 2010, Campbell sat in a meeting where a Labour-DUP deal was proposed. Glorious hypocrisy from Bad Al…
Ed Miliband last night blasted the Tory-DUP deal as a “coalition of chaos”. Yvette Cooper this morning says it is “troubling“. Owen Jones says: “If Labour had ever done a deal with the DUP I would have been out there protesting it”. According to the DUP’s Ian Paisley Jr, Miliband’s Labour also tried to do a deal with the DUP in 2015:
Don’t buy the rank hypocrisy of Labour’s faux outrage this morning…
UPDATE: Caroline Flint slaps down Yvette Cooper over her hypocrisy:
The crisis is worsening so the Taxpayers’ Alliance have updated the poster:
Now every child in Britain is born owing £26,500.
What is Phil Hammond going to do about the Tory Debt Crisis?
George Osborne has turned heads with his suit, jumper and trainers combo at Davos this week, complete with a white sole trendy some time in early 2016. He’s with Amal Clooney, fighting injustice in a Chanel haute couture ivory dress on sale at £9,875, styled with a pair of Paul Andrew “Escarpins en daim”, which retail at £290. David Cameron sits back and chillaxes in his natty suede boots, perhaps a new purchase paid for by his speeches in Switzerland this week. Then we have Gordon Brown, who has grown his grey locks long for a slightly Beatles feel. He’s chatting to Shakira, her Latin roots showing through her wavy honey blonde hair with sun-kissed highlights and strawberry blonde lowlights, kept healthy with sulphate-free shampoo. She also poses with Jamie Oliver, slightly out of place with his spivvy over-gelled hair and flasher’s mac. It’s the place to be seen…
“Corbyn” has surged in popularity as a new baby name in the last year, ONS data has revealed. The Labour leader’s surname, which means “raven haired”, increased in popularity as a boy’s name by 50% since 2014. There were also three Korbyns and 19 Corbins. “Corbyn” was 36% more popular than “Blair” in 2015…
Who cares if he is 65 points behind Theresa May in a Survation favourability poll? He’s more popular than Blair!
Leave message: Three quarter of a million new EU citizens now have the right to come to the UK.
Remain message: Gordon Brown says Brexit would be bad for jobs.
Cut through: Nothing really.
Odds: Remain 4/7, Leave 9/5
Latest poll: Remain 45% (+3), Leave 50% (+5) (ICM, phone). Poll of Polls is now Remain 48% (-3), Leave 52% (+3).
Leave message: Boris’ Brexit bus tour begins, and the nasty banks back Remain.
Remain message: Boris’ bus is foreign and would be more expensive if we leave.
Cut through: Gordon’s intervention.
Odds: Remain 1/3 Leave 9/4
Latest poll: Remain 44%, Leave 46% (ICM, online). Poll of Polls is now Remain 50%, Leave 50%.