Pollwatch Day 21 #GE2010 – Lib Dems in second place, at 28-31%, in today’s polls

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

Four polls published tonight, as follows:

ICM in the Guardian … CON 33%(-2), LAB 28%(+2), LIB DEM 30%(-1)
Opinium in the Express … CON 34%(+2), LAB 25%(-1), LIB DEM 28%(-1)
ComRes for ITV/Independent … CON 32%(-2), LAB 28%(nc), LIB DEM 31%(+2)
YouGov in the Sun … CON 33%(-1), LAB 28%(nc), LIB DEM 29%(-1)

All movement is within the margin of […]

Gurkhas join in Lib Dem election campaign in Maidstone

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

The BBC reports:
Gurkhas have joined in the election campaign in Maidstone to support the Liberal Democrat candidate for Ann Widdecombe’s former Kent seat. Lib Dem candidate Peter Carroll set up the Gurkha Justice Campaign, which last year won the right for the Gurkhas to settle in the UK.
Mr Carroll said the Gurkhas, who are based […]

David Cameron: scaremongering means just what I choose it to mean

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

Compare …
I just think it is disgraceful to try and frighten people in an election campaign … You should not be frightening people in an election campaign, it is just not right.”
David Cameron in the second TV debate, 22nd April
… and Contrast
“It’s now all becoming clear – the great plan of Nick Clegg’s is becoming […]

1992 déjà vu? Or can 2010 be different?

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

If there’s one thing worse than being talked about, it’s not being talked about. That might be true normally, but perhaps not when the subject is hung parliaments and what the Lib Dems might do in the event thereof.
Nick Clegg made a perfectly uncontroversial point on Sunday: that it would be inconceivable for the Lib […]

The Lib Dems and the Voluntary Sector

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

A few weeks back I was asked to write a brief article for Third Sector magazine, looking at the Lib Dems’ stance towards the voluntary and charitable sector. I’ve not seen the piece, but on the assumption it must by (…)

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‘Cleggmania’ sees surge in Lib Dem donations: have you given yet?

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

It’s wonderful news that so many people have given what they can to help the Lib Deme election campaign, taking on the might of the Labservatives‘ vested interests of the trade unions and big business.

Why not make a donation to the Lib Dems today to show your support, and help change the course of british politics?

Click here to make a donation to the Lib Dems TODAY.

3 to see: Lib Dem #GE2010 campaign coverage (26/4/10)

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2010

Want to keep up with what’s happening in the media but too busy campaigning? Here’s a handy guide to a trio of today’s most essential stories …
The media obsesses about hung parliament possibilities …
Nick Clegg used his appearance on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show to make the obvious point that the Lib Dems would not […]