Monthly Archives: May 2015

Is the Queen in danger of backing a Cameron coup?

By Russell Bruce The word, until now, from the Palace has been that the Queen will not give a Queen’s Speech on the 27th May unless it is clear that the party providing the legislative programme has the support of … Continue reading

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Something I agreed with Ruth Davidson

  By RussellBruce Well just a bit. In a follow up to yesterday’s post. I decided there should be a bit of fun about the election in Berwickshire Roxburgh and Selkirk Today’s post brought a letter from the Conservative candidate that … Continue reading

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Cameron and Clegg plan Rose Garden mark 2

Russell Bruce writes on Conservative/Lib Dem planning for Coalition mark 2, Tory dissent in the Borders and the close contest in Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Life has not been a rose garden for most of the population anywhere in the … Continue reading

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What Queen’s speech?

By Russell Bruce Within hours of Miliband dropping his no coalition, no deal with the SNP bombshell, his colleagues were explaining to the media that, of course, they would talk to the SNP. Andy Burnham on BBC Five Live was … Continue reading

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