New Liberal Democrat House of Lords team announced

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2007

Lord Tom McNally, the Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, has unveiled his new frontbench team. Enjoy reading this? Please like and share:

Chris Rennard's verdict

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2007

Commenting on Lib Dem Voice, Lib Dem chief executive and by-election supremo Lord Chris Rennard has posted the following assessment of how the party fared in the Ealing Southall and Sedgefield by-elections: In Ealing Southall, our campaigns teams’ assesment of (…)

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What do I make of yesterday’s by-elections?

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2007

Well, you’re spoiled for choice, as you can read one assessment over at Lib Dem Voice, and a second assessment over at The Guardian’s Comment Is Free blog (under a title not of my choosing). I might also point you (…)

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The morning after the night before

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2007

What to make of last night’s by-elections? Well, for the Labour Party there is evident relief that they have held on to both Ealing Southall and Sedgefield, albeit with considerably reduced majorities, and swings to the Liberal Democrats of 6% (…)

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Ealing Southall result: 6% swing from Labour to Lib Dem

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2007

Results just in: Labour Party: 15,188 (41%) -8% compared to 2005 Nigel Bakhai, Liberal Democrats: 10,118 (28%) +4% David Cameron’s Conservatives: 8,230 (23%) Huge congratulations to Nigel Bakhai, the Ealing Southall Lib Dems, and all those who helped the campaign, (…)

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Sedgefield result: 11% swing from Labour to Lib Dem

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2007

Results just in: Labour Party: 12,528 (45%) -14% compared to 2005 Greg Stone, Liberal Democrat: 5,572 (20%) +8% Conservative Party: 4,082 (15%) British National Party: 2,494 (9%) Independent: 1,885 (7%) Huge congratulations to Greg Stone, the Sedgefield Lib Dems, and (…)

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12.15 pm Ealing and Sedgefield update: Lib Dems second, Tories trail in third

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2007

This seems to be the consensus of speculation so far: – the Lib Dems will come a good second in Ealing Southall, running Labour hard, and shrugging off the Tory challenge; – and will leap-frog the Tories into second place (…)

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