George Osborne: he was for cracking down on public sector pay before he was against it reviewing it

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2009

Poor old George Osborne. It’s a tough job being Ken Clarke’s deputy the Tories’ shadow chancellor, desperately walking the tightrope between keeping happy your right-wing, Hannan-worshipping party activists (and that’s the majority of them), while trying not to scare away (…)

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LDV members' survey (5): how you rated the Lib Dem shadow cabinet

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2009

Over the last week or so, Lib Dem Voice has invited the members of our private forum (open to all Lib Dem members) inviting them to take part in a survey, conducted via Liberty Research, asking a number of questions (…)

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Plastic bags: forget the ad campaign, just tax them

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2009

Today’s Mirror reports on the Government’s latest initiative to cut down on pastic bag use – an advertising campaign: The average shopper uses 13,000 plastic bags in their lifetime, according to a study. Research by the Department of Environment said (…)

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Bob's 'Campaign to Save the Great British Pub' backed by 200+ MPs

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2009

As The Scotsman reports: MORE than 200 MPs yesterday called on the UK government to back a five-point plan to save “great British pubs”. In his early day motion, Lib Dem MP Bob Russell said five pubs were closing down (…)

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