“Five year campaign, last minute shock,” is the phrase this guide’s editor Ian Brunskill has chosen to summarise May’s general election. Poring over the tables his team have compiled, every so often something will leap out and remind you just how shocking it was: the final polls that put Labour and the Tories neck and neck; the names “Cable, Vince,” “Alexander, Douglas” and “Balls, Ed” among the list of the defeated; Labour’s 19 most dramatic vote share losses, each bearing the dreaded acronym SNP (Scottish National Party).
Book review: The Times Guide to the House of Commons 2015 by Ian Brunskill
Schona Jolly / January 29, 2018
MPs should not have let the Bill pass through the Commons in this parlous state. Now the...