Lib Dem not-so-good-news round-up #2

by Stephen Tall on July 17, 2009

Yes, it’s time for another ‘take out the trash’ posting… Councillor banned over misconduct (BBC) A hearing has found the former deputy council leader of Somerset County Council guilty of two counts of breaching codes of conduct. The two-year investigation (…)

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Farron leads demand for better public toilets

by Stephen Tall on July 17, 2009

Now, here’s a challenge – write an entire article about public lavatories without recourse to toilet humour. Here goes, courtesy of the BBC write-up… Local authorities should have a “statutory duty” to provide public toilets, the government has been urged. (…)

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Lib Dem Michael Moore's Tory opponent quits contest

by Stephen Tall on July 17, 2009

As the local paper, the Southern Report, highlights: In a shock move, Conservative candidate Chris Walker has quit the battle to take the Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Westminster seat from the Liberal Democrats. The constituency has been targeted by the (…)

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Daily View 2×2: 17 July 2009

by Stephen Tall on July 17, 2009

2 Big Stories Troops need more, says Dannett The BBC has the interview and the story: The head of the UK Army has said better equipment is needed to protect troops from roadside bombs in Afghanistan. General Sir Richard Dannatt (…)

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