X-Factor – this week’s #1 – live show 2

by Stephen Tall on October 17, 2009

No doubt about this week’s winner of performance of the week … Olly:

Jenny Randerson: Wales should have its own stock exchange

by Stephen Tall on October 17, 2009

A story we didn’t get the chance to cover this week was Nick Clegg’s speech to the National Liberal Club in which he gave his personal backing to an idea being developed by Lib Dem shadow business secretary John Thurso – the potential for a system of localised stock markets across Britain:

Regional stock exchanges are […]

Lembit: it’s time to pull out of Afghanistan

by Stephen Tall on October 17, 2009

Lib Dem MP Lembit Opik makes the argument in (where else?) his Daily Sport political column:

I AM delighted to see the Daily Sport taking a courageous and honest stand against the unwinnable and hopelessly expensive war in Afghanistan. The only WAY OUT is to PULL OUT. Then we can start talks with the other side […]

The LDV Saturday caption competition – Bedford mayoral sensation

by Stephen Tall on October 17, 2009

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader …

Here’s newly elected Lib Dem mayor of Bedford Dave Hodgson with party leader Nick Clegg following the sensational Lib Dem victory in the mayoral by-election – but what do you imagine they might be thinking / […]

The Legg letters: the 24 Lib Dem MPs staying silent

by Stephen Tall on October 17, 2009

All this week, LDV has been compiling a full list of the findings of Sir Thomas Legg’s inquiries into MPs’ expenses as they related to the Lib Dems’ 63 MPs. We are adding to this list as information is received by us or published elsewhere.
We now have information on around two-thirds of the Parliamentary […]