After hearing from Gordon this morning, I rather think that an autumn election is becoming more rather than less likely.
The PM was on top form, and fizzing with ideas to improve the lot of working families.. Ensuring NHS services are properly accessible: more youth facilities in our communities; matching the 606k vacancies in the economy with young people who need work via better training; local communities to get the benefit of planning gain via a levy on housebuilders' landbanks (to name but a few).
He also hinted that tomorrow the Sunday papers' opinion polls look very favourable.
And what may be the clincher - the Tories patently don't want an election now. After months of division over grammar schools, museum fees and now financially penalising single parents, incluing widows and widowers, the opposition have the scent of electoral death about them.
It may be time to dust off the rosettes again....
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