Was 6th October the day it started going awry for the Tories?

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2010

The opinion polls are up-and-down day-in-day-out at the moment, making it almost impossible to say with any confidence whether we are firmly in hung parliament territory, or whether the most likely result is still a Tory victory at the coming general election. But one thing is beyond doubt: the last six months has seen a […]

Colin Firth on why he’s stopped voting Labour and now supports the Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2010

The book ‘Why vote Lib Dem’ – edited by Danny Alexander MP, with a foreword by Nick Clegg, and contribututions from 26 individuals – is selling fast.
Its publisher (one Iain Dale, Esq) reports that it “is outselling Why Vote Conservative by a factor of 9 and Why Vote Labour by a factor 25. Indeed, […]

Nick Clegg on winning people over for deficit reduction

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2010

Nick Clegg addressed the ippr this morning to set out his approach to the single biggest problem facing all three major political parties in the coming weeks and months: how to keep the support of the British people given the need for huge public spending cuts to tackle the deficit.
We’re re-printing Nick’s speech in […]

The 39 Labour MPs who are 100% authoritarian

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2010

Lib Dem Voice launched our new website – How Liberal / Authoritarian is your MP? – at the party’s spring conference last weekend.
LDV has identified 10 key votes from the 2005-10 Parliament – ranging from ID cards and freedom of speech to freedom of information and trial without jury – in order to rank […]