Colin Breed to stand down

by Stephen Tall on October 8, 2007

Colin Breed, Liberal Democrat MP for South East Cornwall has announced that he will not seek re-election at the next general election. Full story over at the ThisIsPlymouth website. (Hat-tip: Stephen Gilbert commenting on LDV earlier.) Enjoy reading this? Please (…)

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Is Gordon Brown really all that?

by Stephen Tall on October 8, 2007

Talk about a week being a long time in politics. If Gordon Brown had the courage to match his opportunism today would mark the beginning of the second week of an autumn ’07 general election campaign. Phew, say Lib Dems (…)

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Norman to fight Lewes again

by Stephen Tall on October 8, 2007

Congratulations to Norman Baker on being re-selected by his local party in Lewes to contest the constituency for the Lib Dems whenever Gordon dares to go to the polls. Norman was first elected in 1997, when he defeated Tory Tim (…)

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Lib Dem MP: "We have to think about where we want to be in 18 months' time"

by Stephen Tall on October 8, 2007

From today’s Guardian: there are now also questions over the fate of the Liberal Democrat leader, Sir Ming Campbell, 66, who has failed to push up his party’s fortunes in the opinion polls in recent months. He was chosen in (…)

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