Pollwatch Day 3 #GE2010 – Lib Dems at 20%, Lab 30%, Tories 38% (still)

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2010

Just one new poll tonight:

YouGov in the Sun … CON 40% (+3%), LAB 31% (-1%), LIB DEM 18% (-1%)

All moves are, of course, within the margin of error. So, yes, it could be the Tory lead has widened. Or it might have not. That’s the joy of polls – read into them what you choose.
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The #GE2010 Golden Half-Dozen: pick of the Lib Dem blogs (8th April)

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2010

During the election campaign Lib Dem Voice is each day highlighting six blog-posts from the Lib Dem Blogs Aggregator which we think are well worth reading.
Here’s our pick from 8th April …

Help the Labservatives choose their next Cabinet (Caron Lindsay)
Highlighting the latest instalment of the Lib Dems’ fantastic Labservative bit of mischief: “in a […]

Where’s George Osborne? I’m curious … CiF 2010 post #1

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2010

I’ll be doing a series of blog-posts for The Guardian’s Comment Is Free website during the course of the election campaign – the first one, cross-posted below, highlights the Tories determined attempt to hide George Osborne from the national spotlight. (…)

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Nick Clegg reveals Tories’ £13bn VAT bombshell

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2010

For the past week, the Tories have been decrying Labour’s plans to raise National Insurance, pledging to reverse the rise but with a startling lack of clarity about how they will pay for it – beyond vague talk of ‘efficiency savings’, the kind of fantasy finance David Cameron and George Osborne would be quick to […]

3 to see: Lib Dem #GE2010 campaign coverage

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2010

Pushed for time, but want to keep up-to-date with how the campaign’s going? Here are today’s must-reads ….

Nick Clegg launching Scottish Lib Dem election campaign (BBC)
It will be almost like old times for the Lib Dems, with former leader Charles Kennedy joining Nick Clegg to launch the Lib Dems’ Scottish campaign – as CK himself […]