Over at The Guardian’s Comment Is Free … ‘Hung parliament: the biggest ‘What if?”

by Stephen Tall on January 6, 2010

I’ve an article published today on The Guardian’s Comment Is Free website looking at how Nick Clegg has responded to the sudden bout of speculation regarding the Lib Dems’ intentions in the event of a ‘hung parliament’. The specific question (…)

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Nick: Labour and Tories stand for ‘corrupt politics’

by Stephen Tall on January 6, 2010

In his hardest-hitting attack yet on the Labour and Tory parties, Nick Clegg has used an interview for BBC News’s Hard Talk programme to denounce both parties for colluding in ‘corrupt politics’. You can watch a three-minute clip from the programme here, in which Nick discusses Afghanistan.
The Guardian reports Nick’s comments here:
Clegg uses an interview […]

+++ Hoon and Hewitt call for Brown leadership ballot

by Stephen Tall on January 6, 2010

Poor Gordon Brown. He actually had (another) pretty good day at Prime Minister’s Questions – of which more later – but that won’t matter diddly-squat now … all the news is of the latest move by some Labour MPs to defenestrate him.
Yes, I know, it’s hard to keep up. In 2008, Siobhain McDonagh [who […]

Nick: fairness is the Lib Dems’ core value

by Stephen Tall on January 6, 2010

‘It’s all about fairness’, is the refrain we can expect to hear a lot from Nick Clegg in the next few months, leading up to the 2010 general election. It was noticable that the word ‘fair’ was deployed in each one of Nick’s four key policy areas set out in his Times article yesterday on […]