George Osborne’s policy is all about a long-term political plan for himself, not the country, says Tommy Sheppard
So farewell then IDS. The former welfare secretary has resigned accusing his government of unfairness and leaving its Budget plans in disarray. He’s right, although you wonder why he chose this moment to go having presided over so many cuts in the past. Is it perhaps more to do with mortally wounding Osborne’s ambitions to lead the Tory party than a sudden sense of compassion?
Read the full article in the Edinburgh Evening News
The wait is nearly over. By next week the Tory party will have a new leader. And then they will foist him on the country at large. With most of the votes cast it seems that the clown prince is unstoppable. Barring a miracle Boris Johnson will be our next Prime Minister.
And then what?