Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #93

by Stephen Tall on November 30, 2008

Welcome to the 93rd of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (23rd-29th November), together with a hand-picked quintet, mostly courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have (…)

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Shadow cabinet reshuffle leaked… by Nick Clegg (allegedly)

by Stephen Tall on November 30, 2008

The Sunday Mirror reports a conversation between Nick Clegg and his chief of staff Danny Alexander conducted on a flight to Scotland. One of the newspaper’s journalists was sitting in the seat in front of the party leader, who apparently (…)

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LDV members’ survey (5): when you think the next general election will be (and what you think will happen)

by Stephen Tall on November 30, 2008

Over the last week or so, Lib Dem Voice has invited the members of our private forum (open to all Lib Dem members) inviting them to take part in a survey, conducted via Liberty Research, asking a number of questions (…)

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LDV members’ survey (4): why are the Lib Dems not doing better in the opinion polls?

by Stephen Tall on November 29, 2008

Over the last week, Lib Dem Voice has invited the members of our private forum (open to all Lib Dem members) inviting them to take part in a survey, conducted via Liberty Research, asking a number of questions about the (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Bridget Fox – 'Damian Green case shows we are taking freedom of information for granted'

by Stephen Tall on November 28, 2008

The latest blog of Bridget Fox, Lib Dem PPC for Islington South and Finsbury, is now live over at The Guardian’s website, with thoughts on the Damian Green case, VAT changes, and our success on the Angel crossing campaign. Read (…)

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LDV members' survey (3): the party presidential election

by Stephen Tall on November 26, 2008

Over the last week, Lib Dem Voice has invited the members of our private forum (open to all Lib Dem members) inviting them to take part in a survey, conducted via Liberty Research, asking a number of questions about the (…)

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LDV members' survey (2): what you think are the most important issues facing the UK

by Stephen Tall on November 25, 2008

Over the last week, Lib Dem Voice has invited the members of our private forum (open to all Lib Dem members) inviting them to take part in a survey, conducted via Liberty Research, asking a number of questions about the (…)

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LDV's Welsh Lib Dem leadership platform

by Stephen Tall on November 25, 2008

The election contest to lead the Welsh Liberal Democrats is well under-way: hustings are taking place throughout November, with the ballots posted out on November 21. There are two candidates, both female: Jenny Randerson, AM for Cardiff Central, and Kirsty (…)

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LDV readers say: Narrow yes to presumed consent for organ donations

by Stephen Tall on November 25, 2008

In the light of the recommendation from the Organ Donation Task Force to reject the idea of ‘presumed consent’ – meaning that unless people opted out of the register or family members objected, hospitals would be allowed to use their (…)

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NEW POLL: what do you make of the Pre-Budget Report?

by Stephen Tall on November 24, 2008

We now know the details of Alastair Darling’s ‘crisis budget’, the PBR. The Guardian has a brief run-down of the headline changes here, chief of which are: • VAT to be cut from 17.5% to 15% from Monday until 2010 (…)

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