Lib Dem MP Duncan Hames delivers his Mpinions

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2010

Duncan Hames, the Lib Dem MP for Chippenham is the second of our newbie MPs to take part in a viral video campaign called ‘Mpinions’. Here’s the spiel from its creators: Mpinions is allowing new MPs to properly introduce themselves to you and all in a few easily-digestible minutes! Consider it the speed dating of […]

LDV TwtPoll – right or wrong to deny Nick Griffin entry to the Buckingham Palace garden party?

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2010

A couple of days ago, Lib Dem Voice tweeted an instant poll asking the question, “Was it right or wrong for BNP leader Nick Griffin to be denied entry to the Buckingham Palace garden party?” The poll’s still open, and you can vote here – here’s how voting currently stands: All in all, pretty close, […]

Williams: Coalition has done more for Equitable Life victims in 10 weeks than Labour did in 10 years

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2010

Here’s an important story that Lib Dem Voice omitted to give the space it deserves this week: Commenting on the Coalition Government’s announcement that it has introduced a Bill to compensate Equitable Life policyholders, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Treasury Policy Committee, Stephen Williams said: “The Labour Government had 10 years to help the those […]

Nick Clegg meets … Showing the Lib Dem fight against the Tories is alive and well

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2010

In just over an hour’s time, at 2pm, the Lib Dem leader is holding the first of his ‘Nick Clegg meets …’ open question-and-answer sessions outside of his own constituency. This isn’t a party event: this is a chance for voters to question the Deputy Prime Minister, and will be broadcast live on TV. It’s […]

Ah, so that’s what happened to David Davis

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2010

The 10th July is an anniversary I forgot to mark here on Lib Dem Voice. For it was two years ago, on that day, that David Davis won the Haltemprice and Howden by-election he had himself forced as a self-declared referendum on civil liberties. At the time, I was fairly sympathetic to the impact of […]