LDV doesn’t do statporn, but if we did (Feb. ‘10)

by Stephen Tall on March 1, 2010

… We’d say a big thank you to the 33,686 ‘absolute unique visitors’* who read Liberal Democrat Voice in January.
That’s a small decrease compared to our Jan. ‘10 figure of c.38,000, but then February is a shorter month – and we are up over 40% on the equivalent figure for Feb ‘09 of c.24,000.
This brings […]

Lord Cashcroft and the Tory Banana Republic: your LDV reader

by Stephen Tall on March 1, 2010

This morning’s admission by the Tories’ single biggest donor, Lord (Michael) Ashcroft, that in the 10 years he has been a voting peer he has been registered as a non-dom to avoid paying tax on his non-UK income has generated a lot of comment today.
Let’s start with the facts. Lord Ashcroft, through his company […]

Ashcroft finally admits, “I’m a non-dom”

by Stephen Tall on March 1, 2010

The BBC reports:
Conservative donor and deputy party chairman Lord Ashcroft has admitted he is “non-domiciled” for tax in the UK. He said he agreed with David Cameron that anyone sitting in the Lords must be “resident and domiciled” in the UK.
He said he expected “to be sitting in the House of Lords for many years […]

Daily View 2×2: 1 March 2010

by Stephen Tall on March 1, 2010

It’s Monday morning. It’s the 1st March, and the question everyone’s asking is, “Where the hell did January and February go?”. For our Welsh readers, meanwhile, may we wish you a very happy St David’s Day. On with the day’s main news …
Result of LDV poll on Tories’ evaporating lead

Yesterday LDV ran an insta-poll asking […]