Those Lib Dem donation figures in full (Q1, 2009)

by Stephen Tall on May 27, 2009

The Electoral Commission has published the latest donation and borrowing figures for the political parties this week, and LDV’s own Mark Pack has already blogged his success in getting the Commission to report the figures accurately. The Commission’s website does (…)

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Lib Dem MEPs' 'reform and transparency' rankings

by Stephen Tall on May 27, 2009

Ahh, the European elections – those of you who’ve been paying especially close attention to the news in recent weeks may have caught a nano-second of coverage of the issues which will be decided by voters across the EU next (…)

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Lewes Lib Dem councillor defects to Tories

by Stephen Tall on May 27, 2009

Yesterday, my LDV colleague Mark Pack blogged of Labour-to-Lib Dem defector in Merseyside. Alas, this week’s defection news isn’t all cheery for the party: A Liberal Democrat councillor defected to the Conservatives saying his dedication to his town was not (…)

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Clegg to clamp down on Lib Dem Lords' allowances

by Stephen Tall on May 27, 2009

Mea culpa, gentle reader, this is definitely not breaking news… After a bank holiday of back-breaking gardening and a Tuesday of work-fuelled meetings (my colleagues can add their own excuses), LDV failed to bring you news of Nick Clegg’s plans (…)

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At least the trains are running on time (Or are they?)

by Stephen Tall on May 27, 2009

The news isn’t all doom ‘n’ gloom, y’know – even in the Telegraph: Trains are more punctual than ever, Network Rail has claimed, with more than nine out of 10 arriving on time over the past year. The figures are (…)

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