Are the Tories set for Heathrow expansion U-turn?

by Stephen Tall on July 22, 2009

Here’s what Tory frontbencher Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, shadow minister for trade and devlopment, has to say about the third runway at Heathrow: This is a very difficult and controversial issue. Although I voted to oppose the third runway, I am fully (…)

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A Fresh Start for Britain website goes live

by Stephen Tall on July 22, 2009

To chime with Nick Clegg’s launch today of the pre-manifesto ‘A Fresh Start for Britain’ document, there is a smart, fresh website: www.freshstart.nickclegg.com. For those who prefer just text, the document is reproduced in its entirity, below: Enjoy reading this? (…)

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Final push for votes in Norwich North

by Stephen Tall on July 22, 2009

Poor Labour. Not only do they face losing the Norwich North by-election, but their candidate Chris Ostrowski has gone down with suspected swine flu. (Genuine sympathies to him for a speedy recovery). Today’s Eastern Daily Press assesses the currrent state (…)

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Clegg's Fresh Start for Britain: education, 'green jobs', political reform

by Stephen Tall on July 22, 2009

There’s an in-depth interview with Nick Clegg in today’s Independent trailing the launch later today of ‘A Fresh Start for Britain’, a document outlining the principles on which the Lib Dems will build our general election manifesto. Here’s how the (…)

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