Lib Dem peer reveals online Barclays tax documents

by Stephen Tall on March 26, 2009

Here’s how The Guardian reports it: Liberal Democrat spokesman Lord Oakeshott used parliamentary privilege today to blow a hole in a gag order obtained by Barclays Bank over its tax avoidance scheme. The documents detailing the schemes, previously leaked to (…)

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BBC Question Time: open thread 26/3/09

by Stephen Tall on March 26, 2009

Ed (‘call me Edward’) Davey, the Lib Dems’ shadow foreign secretary, is the party’s representative on tonight’s Question Time (BBC1 and online, 10.35 pm GMT). This week’s been a busy one for Ed, as the Government’s various foreign affairs shames (…)

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Mark Pack to leave Lib Dems for new appointment

by Stephen Tall on March 26, 2009

I’m sure LDV readers would like to join with me in congratulating Mark Pack on his new job – he will be leaving the Lib Dems, where he is the party’s head of innovations, this June to take up an (…)

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