NEW: April '09 LDV members’ survey now live

by Stephen Tall on March 27, 2009

After a bit of a hiatus, the LDV members’ surveys are set to be revived. So if you are a registered member of the Liberal Democrat Voice forum – and any paid-up party member is welcome to join – then (…)

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Eric Pickles’ QT cock-up – the eerie silence of the right-wing blogs

by Stephen Tall on March 27, 2009

I blogged earlier today on LDV about Eric Pickles’ pitifully embarrassing performance on last night’s Question Time, the Tory chairman riling the audience with his tone-deaf defence of MPs’ second homes. It’s not just in Lib Dem circles that this (…)

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Clegg: no overall cut in taxes now, except for low- and middle-income earners

by Stephen Tall on March 27, 2009

Last summer, when Nick Clegg launched the party’s Make It Happen policy statement, he made a bold declaration for a Lib Dem leader: that we would “get wasteful government spending under control, and look for ways to cut the overall (…)

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Missed BBC QT? Then catch up now with the Eric Pickles' slow-mo car crash

by Stephen Tall on March 27, 2009

I didn’t imagine that last night’s BBC1 Question Time would be an especially memorable one – but my expectations were confounded by the efforts of Tory chairman Eric Pickles to dig himself into a deep, deep hole on MPs’ expenses. (…)

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