Brick through window is British way, says BNP councillor

by Stephen Tall on August 27, 2009

The Guardian reports on a volient incident in Loughton, Essex: Racist attackers abducted a Muslim community leader at knifepoint, bundled him into a car and threatened his life unless he stopped running prayer sessions in a community hall that has (…)

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Labour teaches kids the new 3 Rs: Remand, Raw, and Recession

by Stephen Tall on August 27, 2009

Three stories today – see if you can spot the blatant connection. First up, the first R: Remand. Lib Dem research today revealed that over a million kids have been convicted of a criminal offence over the last decade, with (…)

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Laws: "Government’s truancy strategies are not working"

by Stephen Tall on August 27, 2009

Here’s a new one to add grist to I Hate Ryanair‘s mill – truancy rates are on the rise as more parents pull children out of school to take advantage of cheap holidays, reports the Telegraph: Almost 68,000 pupils in (…)

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Clegg: expenses reform is being "swept under the carpet" #mpsexpenses

by Stephen Tall on August 27, 2009

Nick Clegg has today penned an article for The Daily Telegraph urging the Labour and Tory parties to take action to reform Parliament in the wake of the MPs’ expenses scandal. Here’s an excerpt: The new political season is beginning. (…)

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LDV readers say: 54% reckon Lib Dems will lose support at next election

by Stephen Tall on August 27, 2009

Earlier this month, Lib Dem Voice asked our readers – who, I cannot emphasise enough, may or may not be Lib Dem supporters – what you think the next general election holds in store for the Lib Dems? Here’s what (…)

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