Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #89

by Stephen Tall on November 12, 2008

Gentle reader, I crave your indulgence. Last week, I forgot all about the Golden Dozen, … something to do with an historic US election put it clean out of my mind. Fortunately, no-one yet seems to have noticed, and I (…)

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Lib Dem tax policy: the media’s starting to listen, so now will the public get to hear about it?

by Stephen Tall on November 12, 2008

Earlier today, Lib Dem Voice published this extract from Nick Clegg’s speech to the Royal Commonwealth Society summarising the Lib Dems’ policy of tax cuts for low- and middle-income households: Real tax cuts – big, permanent and fair – for (…)

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FT: Tories to ditch Osborne in favour of Hague?

by Stephen Tall on November 12, 2008

A month ago Lib Dem Voice’s Alix Mortimer suggested it was high-time the Tories considered ditching their under-whelming shadow chancellor, George Osborne: My guess is that Cameron is wincing his way through the current crisis, burying his head in a (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Jonathan Calder – 'Tory MP: Ferry political prisoner'

by Stephen Tall on November 12, 2008

Over at the New Statesman’s blog, Jonathan Calder looks at Bryan Otis Ferry’s position as a ‘political prisoner’, while looking at Lembit’s long-term ambitions: Will we see more of him? I hope so. Lembit has a Westminster seat to defend (…)

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