This week two stories made the headlines, both bringing the Conservative poll ratings to another low.
I woke up loosing one hour to the Sunday Times revelation that the co-treasurer of the Conservative Party Peter Cruddas offered access to the Prime Minister in exchange for money. In the
The coalition government has confirmed that it is revising its plans to cap child benefits from higher rate taxpayers who earn above £42,735. While the treasury maintains that it is a popular move, the legislation has attracted opposition from across the political spectrum.
At cabinet this week, David Cameron forced his colleagues to confront failures in the government’s economic growth strategy. It is often argued that elections are won and lost on the basis of the economy, and with a somewhat gloomy outlook ahead and a tumultuous past lingering, the government knows that the economy is its main focus for maintaining electoral support and the opposition know it as well.