Pollwatch – State of the Parties: Lib Dems 18%, Labour 29%, Tories 40% (Jan. 2010)

by Stephen Tall on February 6, 2010

A total of 13 polls were published during January. Now, as our readers know, LDV doesn’t cover them with the same breathless excitements as other parts of the media. Most poll movements are within the margin of error, so it is only looked at over a period of time that you can detect whether there […]

The Saturday debate: Let’s just admit it – our society actually is broken

by Stephen Tall on February 6, 2010

Here’s your starter for ten as we experiment with a new Saturday slot posing a view for debate:
Here’s what David Marquand had to say in a recent issue of the New Statesman:
The truth is that the left commentariat’s default position – social permissiveness combined with economic regulation; toughness towards bankers, but softness towards cannabis hawkers […]