Clegg: Lib Dems won't replace Trident

by Stephen Tall on June 16, 2009

From The Guardian: The Liberal Democrats today become the first mainstream party to declare they will not renew Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent system with an equivalent modernised system, as parliament agreed in 2007. Nick Clegg, the Lib Dem leader, told (…)

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Lords vote to ban tax exiles and non-doms from donating to political parties

by Stephen Tall on June 16, 2009

Today’s Guardian reports on yesterday’s move by the House of Lords to accept an amendment which will ban tax exiles and non-doms from making a donation to British political parties. The amendment was moved by rebel Labour peer Lord (Dale) (…)

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Digital Britain: Lib Dems to oppose BBC licence fee top-slicing

by Stephen Tall on June 16, 2009

The Government has just published its Digital Britain report, detailing the UK government’s strategy for broadband and digital content. The Guardian has a quick summary of its conclusions: • Illegal filesharing is “tantamount to theft”, repeat offenders will have their (…)

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