Nick unveils his Plan for Reform on MPs' expenses

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2009

Earlier today LDV reported on The Times’s splash that Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg would be proposing that MPs should be forced to sell their second homes and return most of the profits to the taxpayer. In fact, his plans (…)

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One week on, and not a peep from Danny

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2009

Cast your minds back to 1st April, and the G20 protests in London. You may recall two trenchant articles by The Times’s Daniel Finkelstein savaging four senior Lib Dems – Baroness Williams, Simon Hughes, Chris Huhne and David Howarth – (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Tom Brake – Five hours inside a police 'kettle' was time to reflect on our lost liberties

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2009

Over at The Times, Lib Dem MP Tom Brake reflects on his experiences as an independent observer on behalf of Parliament at last week’s G20 protests. Here’s an excerpt: There is a minority in some protests that does not mind (…)

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Quick's marching orders: too harsh, or just right?

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2009

Bob Quick, “Britain’s most senior anti-terrorism officer” as he’s known to every paper, has resigned after he was photographed yesterday outside Number 10 holding an outline briefing on an on-going counter-terrorism operation inadvertently exposing the names of several senior officers, (…)

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Vince Cable's The Storm: read and write your reviews here!

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2009

Last week saw the publication of Lib Dem deputy leader Vince Cable’s opus, The Storm: The World Economic Crisis and What It Means. (Amazon did eventually deliver my copy, you’ll be pleased to know). On this page we’ll be collating (…)

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