PMQs: Nick tackles Gordon on public spending

by Stephen Tall on July 1, 2009

Apologies, dear reader, but I’ve been busy at work rather than watching Prime Minister’s Questions (so that you don’t have to). I will catch up with it later, but I have read the Hansard transcript. And if today’s PMQs is (…)

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LDV doesn’t do statporn, but if we did (June ‘09)

by Stephen Tall on July 1, 2009

… We’d say a big thank you to the 37,801 ‘absolute unique visitors’* who read Liberal Democrat Voice in June, our third highest total ever. That’s a slight dip compared with last month’s 41k+ figure, but is a whopping 125% (…)

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Daily View 2×2: 1 July 2009

by Stephen Tall on July 1, 2009

2 Big Stories British economy in worst state in over half a century Perhaps it’s the sweltering weather, perhaps recession fatigue has set in, but there is little reaction to yesterday’s startling news that the British economy contracted by 2.4% (…)

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Six (count 'em) families now benefitting from Labour's mortage rescue scheme

by Stephen Tall on July 1, 2009

There was a fair amount of mockery of the Government a couple of months ago when it was revealed that Labour’s flagship Mortgage Rescue Scheme, launched last autumn, had helped only one family up to the end of April.^ I (…)

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