BBC Question Time – LDV open thread, 2 July 2009 #bbcqt

by Stephen Tall on July 2, 2009

If this week’s weather hasn’t got you all hot ‘n’ bothered, then what better way of remedying that than by watching tonight’s Question Time (BBC1 and online, 10.35 pm)? David Laws, the Lib Dems’ children, schools and families, will be (…)

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Norwich North: could Labour finish fourth?

by Stephen Tall on July 2, 2009

The Eastern Daily Press has produced an intriguing analysis of last month’s local elections results, attempting to estimate how voting then might map across to the Norwich North by-election to be held later this month: Calculating party support ahead of (…)

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The Times: Osborne to be investigated by sleaze watchdog over #mpsexpenses

by Stephen Tall on July 2, 2009

Here are the allegations, as summarised in a Lib Dem press release issued this afternoon: George Osborne used his second homes allowance on a London property and then switched it to a large farmhouse in his Cheshire constituency of Tatton. (…)

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NEW POLL: is it time to make job applications anonymous?

by Stephen Tall on July 2, 2009

Followers of Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone’s blog can’t have failed to notice her latest campaign – to bring in mandatory anonymous job applications “to end the subliminal discrimination that creeps in with some applications being discarded because of the (…)

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