Posts tagged: Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown plays last card – proffering his resignation

Tweet PM resigns in bid to secure power-sharing deal with Clegg Tories respond with offer of referendum on electoral reform Lib Dems held secret talks with Labour on possible pact The British political landscape was transformed last night as an unbridled bidding war for power led to Gordon Brown proffering his resignation as prime minister in a dramatic attempt to secure Labour a power-sharing government with the Liberal Democrats. Brown’ ... Jump to full article >>

A last throw of the dice: Desperate Brown in secret talks with Clegg as Tories teeter on brink of historic Lib Dem deal

Tweet Lib Dems and Tories to resume talks at the Cabinet Office at 10am Nick Clegg slips into Foreign Office for secret meeting with Brown Cameron warned by Tory Right-wing not to give too much ground Clegg given himself another 24 hours to try to hammer out a coalition Financial markets braced for meltdown this morning Gordon Brown mounted a secret last-ditch attempt to cling to power last night as the Tories and Lib Dems edged closer to a de ... Jump to full article >>

General election 2010: Battered Gordon Brown finds his voice

Tweet Plea to voters to spurn Lib Dems Warm reception for rousing speech Balls endorses tactical voting Gordon Brown today makes an impassioned appeal to progressive voters in the 100 key marginals of Britain to swing behind Labour on Thursday as the only way to secure radical political reform, insisting a vote for the Liberal Democrats in these seats will kill off hopes of a fair society for a generation. His warning comes after he dramaticall ... Jump to full article >>

BBC leaders’ debate: Gordon Brown admits David Cameron is set to take power

Tweet In his closing statement, the Prime Minister made a last-ditch plea to voters, acknowledging for the first time that Mr Cameron is on course to take the keys to Number 10. He said: “I know that if things stay as they are, perhaps in eight days’ time David Cameron, perhaps supported by Nick Clegg, would be in office. “But I have the duty of telling you this evening that while we have policies for the future, the Conserva ... Jump to full article >>