Tag Archives: defections

Why eight Tory MPs aren’t about to join UKIP

Various people were buzzing this morning thanks to this story in the Telegraph where UKIP treasurer Stuart Wheeler talks about people he’s had lunch with recently. With this, and the bizarre ‘Sarah Teather’s about to join Labour’ rumour that went round last week, it seems we’re in a new silly season, probably caused when everyone […]

Crossing the floor

From a comment on Lib Dem Voice: It is my expectation that, when the Tory right seeks to exert their power and to remove Cameron as leader, that many would give serious consideration to leaving the Tory party and joining the more moderate Liberal Democrats. To borrow a phrase: sadly, no. I’ve been following and […]