Lib Dem MPs' expenses: it could've been worse (and might still be)

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2009

The Telegraph has now published its Lib Dem MPs’ expenses revelations. At first glance, my initial reaction is… phew: compared to the Labour and Tory abuses covered in previous days it looks like the Lib Dem expense claims are – (…)

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Clegg on expenses – but what should he do if Lib Dems are named and shamed?

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2009

Well, it’s Tuesday evening, five days after the Telegraph first started ‘naming and shaming’ Labour and Tory MPs who have deliberately taken advantage of their own system of MPs’ expenses to make frequently indefensible claims ranging from the petty to (…)

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Shock, horror! Lib Dems to fight Euro elections on pro-Europe platform

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2009

The Lib Dems did something today that the party hasn’t explicitly done in a long time: it launched its campaign for the European elections focusing on the positive impact of British membership of the European Union. Non-Lib Dems might casually (…)

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The LDV 2×2 Daily View (12/5/09)

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2009

Welcome to what’s intended to be a daily feature here on LDV: an early preview of the two big news stories of the day, and a click-though to two of the must-read Lib Dem blog posts just published. Each day (…)

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