Where next for Lembit?

by Stephen Tall on July 30, 2009

There’s a slightly plaintive piece in today’s Independent’s Pandora column under the self-explanatory heading, ‘Opik’s plea to Clegg: use me’. The paper quotes the Lib Dem MP for Montgomeryshire saying: I’m certainly available to the party in any way they (…)

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Lib Dems' £550k deficit, 8.5% membership drop, and other facts from the party's annual accounts

by Stephen Tall on July 30, 2009

The Electoral Commission has just published online the latest sets of financial accounts for the main parties, including the Liberal Democrats, for the year end 31 December 2008. Stephen Tall has waded through its 28 pages to unearth a few of the sexier snippets.

Peston's posers: where next for our mixed economy?

by Stephen Tall on July 30, 2009

The BBC’s business guru Robert Peston poses the question over at his blog, If markets don’t work, what will? He identifies three recent examples of public authorities – the treasury, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and Ofcom – alleging that (…)

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