And on the third day, Lib Dem Voice rose from the dead…

by Stephen Tall on May 31, 2007

As was clear from the reaction to Rob Fenwick’s post on Monday, there is a strong desire among Lib Dems (and politicos from other parties) for LDV to continue. We’re delighted to announce that it will, with a new team (…)

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Off at a blogging tangent

by Stephen Tall on May 31, 2007

As you may have seen over at Lib Dem Voice, I’m one of the team to whom the editorial baton is being passed by LDV’s founder, Rob Fenwick, who has (to mix my metaphors) chosen to let the curtain fall (…)

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What would a Lib Dem reshuffle bring?

by Stephen Tall on May 30, 2007

In less than a month, there will be a new Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, who will re-cast the Cabinet to reflect his ambitions. The posts of chancellor and of home secretary will, we know, become simultaneously vacant. It seems likely, (…)

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Sun chance

by Stephen Tall on May 29, 2007

And, as if to prove Murphy’s Law, here’s the bright view from my office the day after the Bank Holiday…

Rain stopped play

by Stephen Tall on May 28, 2007

You can tell it’s a Bank Holiday… here’s the grim view from my flat today.

School vouchers revisited

by Stephen Tall on May 28, 2007

An interesting idea courtesy Kenneth Baker in yesterday’s Torygraph: We should introduce an education credit equivalent to the amount the state pays for a primary education place, £3,150, and a secondary school place, £4,070, to those parents whose children attend (…)

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ConHome sticks boot in Conway

by Stephen Tall on May 28, 2007

Tory MP Derek Conway has faced a barrage of criticism for employing his undergraduate son as his parliamentary assistant at a cost to the taxpayer of £981 a month. What surprised me most, though, was where this incident was prominently (…)

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14 not out

by Stephen Tall on May 28, 2007

The Golden Dozen outpourings from the Lib Dem blogosphere are available for your reading delight over at Lib Dem Voice.

Top of the Blogs: the Golden Dozen #14

by Stephen Tall on May 27, 2007

Welcome to the 14th of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (20th-26th May), together with a hand-picked quintet you might otherwise have missed. (And my thanks, (…)

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Lessons in liberalism (courtesy The West Wing)

by Stephen Tall on May 25, 2007

Over at CommentCentral, Daniel Finkelstein invites folks to relax on a Friday evening with a classic West Wing clip courtesy of YouTube. It’s an excerpt from the electric Ritchie-Bartlett presidential debate where Jed shows he’s not going to do an (…)

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