Tomorrow the English and Welsh head to the polls for local elections. Alot of chatter on how bad the Conservatives might do and will UKIP make considerable ground.
Most of these seats were last fought in 2009 when the Conservatives won seven in every 10 seats and took control of all but one of the English shire counties.
The Telegraph reports tonight that David Cameron is planning legislation that will introduce a safe guard before the current parliament term ends to ensure an EU referendum occurs in the next parliament.
https://www.google.ie/url?sa=t&rct=j...KjKNPNKZiw7bMAVeteran Tory Ken Clarke has waded into his party's war of words with UKIP by branding them "a collection of clowns".
The pro-European cabinet minister said UKIP had no positive policies and was just "against" foreigners.
Ed on the campaign trail earlier in the week.
https://www.google.ie/url?sa=t&rct=j...KpEvORbQQkNjUQThe 200-strong gathering of pensioners, students and shoppers responded enthusiastically and bombarded Miliband with questions – some hostile – on issues covering immigration, crime and welfare. "There are far too many," one woman shouted out when Miliband touched on immigration. A pensioner then joined in. "No one is listening on immigrants," she said,
https://www.google.ie/url?sa=t&rct=j...cU3KKcpMjXxBUwThe Liberal Democrats could be beaten in the local elections by the UK Independence Party, Nick Clegg has suggested.