Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #139

by Stephen Tall on October 18, 2009

Welcome to the 138th of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (11th – 17th October 2009), together with a hand-picked quintet, partly courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.
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Clegg: Tories “should come clean” on attempts to airbrush Kaminski’s far right past

by Stephen Tall on October 18, 2009

The Observer has the story:
The Tories were last night accused of a “systematic cover-up” when it emerged that someone at the House of Commons had deleted internet details about a key European ally with a far-right past. Politically embarrassing information about Michal Kaminski, a Polish politician who now leads the Tories in the European parliament, […]

Sunday Times: “Liberal Democrat Baroness Barker silent on location of home”

by Stephen Tall on October 18, 2009

Here’s the story:
A FRONTBENCH Liberal Democrat peer is refusing to reveal the location of her main home, which she used to claim more than £70,000 in expenses from the House of Lords. Baroness Barker, 48, a spokeswoman on health, has lived in London for the past 20 years but four years ago began claiming allowances […]