Psst – I'm on the BBC Record Review tonight

by Stephen Tall on January 16, 2009

For those of you able to watch BBC Parliament, I’ll be appearing on tonight’s The Record Review (11pm, 12.30am, 5am etc) reporting back on this week’s first PMQs of 2009. For those of you, like me, who can’t get BBC (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Lynne Featherstone – Politics and the internet

by Stephen Tall on January 16, 2009

Over at the New Statesman, Lynne Featherstone, recently-appointed Chair of the Lib Dems’ New Technology Board, reveals her attitude to politics on the web. You can read it in full here, but here’s an excerpt: I’m quite taken at the (…)

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Vince condemns “long, shabby and disreputable treatment” of Equitable Life policy-holders

by Stephen Tall on January 16, 2009

From today’s Times: One million savers were given an apology — but no promise of early compensation — when the Treasury issued its long-delayed response to the verdict that regulators were partly responsible for the near-collapse of Equitable Life. Although (…)

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Baker & Kramer lead Lib Dem opposition to Heathrow expansion

by Stephen Tall on January 16, 2009

Yesterday Labour’s transport secretary Geoff Hoon announced to the House of Commons that the Government was giving the go-ahead to the expansion of Heathrow airport. The Tories are officially opposing the new third runway, though there are many splits in (…)

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