Ming: why I quit

by Stephen Tall on October 16, 2007

Ming Campbell has given a series of interviews this afternoon setting out his reasons for choosing to stand down as Lib Dem leader. You can watch Ming’s interview with the BBC’s Nick Robinson here. And here are extracts from Ming’s (…)

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The leadership election timetable

by Stephen Tall on October 16, 2007

16th October: nominations open for the vacancy of leader of the Liberal Democrats. To run, an MP must be nominated by 10% of the Parliamentary party, currently seven MPs; and also by at least 200 party members in 20 local (…)

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Standing easy

by Stephen Tall on October 16, 2007

I’m giving this blog a rest for a short while. With the Lib Dem leadership race about to get underway, my role as commissioning editor for Liberal Democrat Voice is going to keep me quite busy enough (while also holding (…)

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For Ming, with thanks

by Stephen Tall on October 16, 2007

Yesterday was a sad day for the Liberal Democrats; but in particular for Ming Campbell, a good, decent, honourable man, and someone who – if politics and life were fairer – could have proved to be a highly effective leader. (…)

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