LDV’s Liberal Voice poll: a two-horse race* between Tatchell and Goldacre?

by Stephen Tall on January 14, 2010

Five days ago, LDV launched our search for our annual Liberal Voice of the Year, open only to non-Lib Dems, with you, our dear readers, forming the electorate. Voting will close this Sunday, 17th January. Here’s how the votes currently stack up:

11% (69) – Guy Herbert, general secretary of NO2ID, for his campaigning work […]

First-Past-The-Post: the ’safe seats’ system that breeds lazy, corrupt MPs

by Stephen Tall on January 14, 2010

Calls for the First-Past-The-Post voting system to be abolished in the UK were given a real kick-start last year after it became clear – thanks to the work of Lib Dem blogger Mark Thompson – that it was MPs with large majorities who were more likely to be implicated in cheating the expenses system.
It’s […]