There are strong similarities between a dance competition and life in the Westminster village: smart manoeuvres, about-turns
, fancy footwork, audience appeal and outlasting competition" Former MP Ann Widdecombe on Strictly Come Dancing "In the bleak midwinter, Cable had a moan, Torygraph have taped it, now he's on his own" A Christmas tweet from former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, below "Glasgow, you are looking good tonight.
have included rescinding bans and fines against several players in March this year imposed following a disastrous tour of Australia.
In this swings and roundabouts aftermath to the general election, there may be more about-turns
Aa Jafar Farah, the head of Mossawa, an Arab political lobbying group, said the indictments, which follow a series of about-turns
by state prosecutors, reflected "the current harsher political climate" for the Arab minority, one-fifth of the country's population.
With Bates able to do the swiftest of about-turns
, Thompson said the recruitment machine will now roll into overdrive.
Stan James said the about-turns
barely affected their book as, like almost all layers, they do not update their ante-post show until the knockout stage.
Your co-ruler, the potentially choppy Uranus, can give you about-turns
in your moods, but also those quirky ways that others can find so endearing.
Mr Dale cited a number of examples where he thought Mr Brown's about-turns
had proved damaging.
Abstinence-only programmes can be assured of receiving American funding, a fact that makes even successful condom-based programmes make 180 degree about-turns
, as has happened in Uganda.
Blair and Brown will not be forced into the humiliating about-turns
and cutbacks that were the pattern of past Labour governments.
The conferees emphasized in a final communique that more efforts should be exerted in order to restore economic and social stability in those Arab nations undergoing political about-turns
These were about-turns
by a man, who was dogmatically opposed to the sale of public assets to private business, and a practical response to criticism he was a prisoner of his ideological obsessions.
They were spotted doing quick about-turns
when they had seen the arch and tried to go around the outside of the bus station to miss it.
Mr Lewis added: "I think what all these apparent U-turns and about-turns
indicate is the assumption that you could make these savings without affecting front line services has been shown to be untenable.
And its staggering about-turns
and moving of the goalposts time after time - and generally at the last minute - have not helped to instill confidence in the market.