The LDV Friday Five (ish): 18/12/09

by Stephen Tall on December 18, 2009

What could be simpler: five categories, each with five links. And it’s Friday.
5 most-read stories on LDV this week
1. A good reason for Gordon Brown not to have an early general election (14) by Mark Pack
2. By-election roundup for 10 December 2009 (9) by Helen Duffett
3. Tory candidate […]

@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2009-12-18

by Stephen Tall on December 18, 2009

waiting eagerly for the new bookcases this afternoon … have found last 6 weeks of books packed away in cardboard boxes vv difficult. # can someone give me an easy weblink that talks me thru WordPress back-up, pls – not (…)

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Times backs Jeremy Browne’s expenses appeal

by Stephen Tall on December 18, 2009

As LDV reported yesterday, Lib Dem MP for ultra-marginal Taunton is appealing against Sir Thomas Legg’s request for repayment of almost £18,000 in expenses which Sir Thomas says were against the rules.
Today’s Times carries a leader column backing Jeremy’s appeal – here’s an excerpt:

Take Jeremy Browne, the Liberal Democrat and the first MP to […]