Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Coalition politics

Just in case we'd forgotten, Britain currently has a coalition government. The supine attitude of leading Lib Dems - with the brief, soon ended exception of Saint Vince of Cable - has been challenged by Lord Oakeshott, who has quit his position as Treasury spokesman in the Lords over bankers' bonuses. Could be the first sign of serious unease in the Lib Dem camp, could be nothing. We'll see.