Who’s your Liberal Voice of 2009?

by Stephen Tall on December 28, 2009

LDV wants to find out who our readers think merits the title Liberal Voice of the Year 2009, and we’ll be running a New Year poll to find the individual or group in British politics which has most inspired you in the last year. But, as is our traditional little twist, we want to look […]

The Lib Dem donor who’s “one of the most powerful men in the City”

by Stephen Tall on December 28, 2009

The Times today profiles Paul Marshall, founder of top hedge fund manager Marshall Wace, and a former SDP/Liberal Alliance candidate who has donated in excess of £162,000 to the Liberal Democrats as well re-founding the liberal think-tank Centre Forum. Here’s an excerpt:
Mr Marshall, who stepped back from his investment role in 2004, decided to […]

LDV readers say: we least want David Cameron to be the next Prime Minister

by Stephen Tall on December 28, 2009

A few weeks back, I posed the question here on LDV: In the event of Nick Clegg not forming a government after the next election, who do you *least want* to be Prime Minister in a year’s time? And to give our poll that little added piquancy I offered only two options: Gordon Brown or […]

‘A lot less disagreement’ between Lib Dems and Tories, says David Cameron. Excellent news!

by Stephen Tall on December 28, 2009

And verily did David Cameron spake forth unto the multitude of political journalists desperate for Bank Holiday copy, and lo he did utter his New Year platitude:
Let’s be honest that whether you’re Labour, Conservative or Liberal Democrat, you’re motivated by pretty much the same progressive aims: a country that is safer, fairer, greener and where […]

Daily View 2×2: 28 December 2009

by Stephen Tall on December 28, 2009

Morning all, and welcome to LDV’s Bank Holiday edition of the Daily View, on the day in 1832 John C. Calhoun became the first Vice President of the United States to resign, and the Peak District became the UK’s first National Park in 1950. And a very happy birthday to 28th US President Woodrow Wilson, […]

My 10 favourite posts of 2009

by Stephen Tall on December 28, 2009

Well, seeing as my LDV co-editor Mark Pack has made the running on this one, let me leap upon the bandwagon before it becomes a meme, and list the 10 favourite posts I’ve penned from the past year … One (…)

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