BBC: No charges on 'cash for honours'

by Stephen Tall on July 19, 2007

Here’s what the BBC Online report says: The BBC understands that no-one is to face charges after the 16-month cash for honours investigation. Four people were arrested – including two of Tony Blair’s aides – during inquiries into whether honours (…)

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Identity drift

by Stephen Tall on July 19, 2007

An interesting post by Phil Hendren at his Dizzy Thinks blog, arguing ‘No one should be obligated to expose their identity’. It’s well worth reading, no matter that I am going to take it to task. Let’s demolish immediately the (…)

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Polls are closed – only a few hours of waiting left…

by Stephen Tall on July 19, 2007

And I’ve absolutely no idea what the night will bring. Feel free to make your guesses below… Enjoy reading this? Please like and share:

Ashdown on Afghanistan

by Stephen Tall on July 19, 2007

A sober assessment of the current situation from former Lib Dem leader, Lord Paddy Ashdown, in today’s Guardian. Here’s how it starts: In July 2006, Britain’s highly respected commander of international forces in Afghanistan, General David Richards, issued a stark (…)

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Grant Shapps in irony-is-dead shocker

by Stephen Tall on July 19, 2007

Grant Shapps MP, the Tory by-election campaign manager in Ealing Southall, gained some level of infamy last week when he was caught red-handed pretending to be a Lib Dem member posting comments to YouTube. Mr Shapps’ weak excuse – that (…)

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Police investigation into Ealing Southall postal votes ‘leak’

by Stephen Tall on July 19, 2007

As if the Ealing Southall by-election needed another twist… news has broken tonight that police will be mounting an investigation following the leaking of alleged postal vote scores via the Telegraph’s Little and Large blog, authored by Daily Telegraph journalists (…)

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