And in non-snow related Parliamentary news …

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2009

As the whole of the south-east (y’know the bit the media lives in) Britain is brought to a grinding halt by the descent of some iced preciptation, rumour had it that the House of Parliament had also shut down for (…)

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25 random things … about the Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2009

As Facebook devotees will know, there’s currently a rather virulent meme afflicting all users, called self-explanatorily enough, 25 random things: Rules: Once you’ve been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 25 random things, facts, habits, or goals (…)

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Clegg set to spell out Lib Dem post-election demands

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2009

There’s a rather remarkable feature in today’s Independent – a fair and balanced feature article highlighting Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg’s town hall tours. The first part focuses on what Nick’s learned from the process, and how he feels these (…)

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Clegg condemns Brown’s ‘British jobs for British workers’ dog-whistle

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2009

As wildcat strikers adopt Gordon Brown’s dog-whistle slogan of ‘British jobs for British workers’, the Lib Dem leadership has made clear that it sees no point in getting in to “a blame game” with other European workers. Vince Cable, the (…)

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