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Opinion: Oh no! Ed’s got us!

Well he has hasn’t he? I mean this ruse to force a vote on the a mansion tax is piece of political genius surely? The Lib Dems will look like fools traipsing through the lobby with the government whilst Labour dangles something that the party in general and Vince in particular has wanted to bring in for years.

Won’t they?

There’s no denying it’s an eye-catching move clearly designed to embarrass the Lib Dems. But of course the party’s MPs will (largely – a few backbenchers may peel off of course) vote with the government on any opposition motion of this nature. …

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  • User AvatarJohn Stevens 1st Aug - 12:28pm
    He should perhaps wait until after the EU referendum and the Scottish elections. Until the integrity of the UK and the EU issues are clearer...
  • User AvatarSimon Thorley 1st Aug - 12:01pm
    Good article, Zack. As others have noted above, I think that an essential starting point is an inter-party agreement between all opposition parties on how...
  • User Avatarkevin 1st Aug - 11:53am
    Tax credits and universal credits will cause a housing crash,I would have thought aliens from Mars would be a greater danger'
  • User AvatarMike 1st Aug - 11:49am
    Welcome. There is a focus on reform of the EU in the LibDems but it is not clearly expressed while broader pro-European sentiment is. Your...
  • User AvatarJane Ann Liston 1st Aug - 11:44am
    It's Cecil!
  • User AvatarJosef 1st Aug - 11:35am
    Very thought-provoking article. Yet I don't quite agree with the point about universal credit. Clearly there is some risk trusting people with what is after...