The #GE2010 Golden Half-Dozen: pick of the Lib Dem blogs (14th April)

by Stephen Tall on April 14, 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 14th April …

2010 General Election Diary Day 9: Frit, frit, frit! (Nick Barlow)
Why BBC1 should ‘empty chair’ David Cameron next Monday: “Occasionally, they could […]

Votes or seats? Why Nick Clegg won’t, can’t and shouldn’t answer that hung Parliament question

by Stephen Tall on April 14, 2010

Ever since Nick Clegg launched his line on a hung Parliament – that he would talk to the party that won the “strongest mandate” and was keeping all options open – the question has been asked (though not by the public): does that mean the party with most votes or the party with most seats?
And […]

Lib Dem manifesto launch attracts media plaudits

by Stephen Tall on April 14, 2010

Five years ago, I think it’s only fair to say, the Lib Dem manifesto launch was not without its hitches. Today’s was toruble-free. The website is slick and engaging, the Nick & Vince double-act showcased their complementary skills, and the media response has been almost surprisingly favourable.
In the New Statesman, James Macintyre assesses that the […]

3 to see: Lib Dem #GE2010 campaign coverage (14/4/10)

by Stephen Tall on April 14, 2010

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

Lib Dems promise ‘a fairer Britain’ (PA)

The Liberal Democrats have launched their General Election manifesto, pledging to build a fairer Britain if elected on May 6. The 109-page document promises fairer taxes, economic reform, a £2.5 billion […]

Pollwatch Day 8 #GE2010 – Lib Dems at 20%, Lab 31%, Tories 38%

by Stephen Tall on April 14, 2010

Four new polls came out last night, published today:

YouGov in the Sun … CON 39%(nc), LAB 31%(-2), LIB DEM 20%(nc)
Populus in the Times … CON 36%(-3), LAB 33%(+1), LIB DEM 21%(nc)
ComRes for the Independent/ITV … CON 36%(-1), LAB 31%(+1), LIB DEM 19%(-1)
Angus Reid for Political Betting … CON 38%(+1), LAB 28%(+2), LIB DEM 22%(nc)

What does […]