Revisiting Jo Swinson and the Telegraph's #mpexpenses stories

by Stephen Tall on June 11, 2009

Remember the Telegraph’s hatchet job on Lib Dem MP Jo Swinson during their series of revelations about MPs’ expenses? (Lib Dem blogger James Graham has followed-up the issue on his own Quaequam Blog! HERE). Well, on Monday evening, as billed (…)

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LDV readers say: Frank Field for Commons Speaker

by Stephen Tall on June 11, 2009

Cast your minds back three weeks, and Lib Dem Voice posed the question to our readers, Who do you think should be the next Speaker? Over 1,200 of you voted, and (unsurprisingly) your preferences split many ways – but it (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Sirs Ming & Alan publish their Speaker manifestos

by Stephen Tall on June 11, 2009

Over at The Times, the two Lib Dem candidates for the position of Speaker of the House of Commons – Sir Menzies Campbell and Sir Alan Beith – set out their manifestos, stating what reforming credentials they would bring to (…)

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Nick takes 'The Toynbee Test'

by Stephen Tall on June 11, 2009

Over at the Guardian website, there’s a 16-minute video conversation between Nick Clegg and political commentator Polly Toynbee. You can watch it in full here. Enjoy reading this? Please like and share: