NEW POLL: Should nuclear power be part of the UK’s energy mix?

by Stephen Tall on August 9, 2010

Climate change and energy secretary Chris Huhne was on Radio 4 this morning with what will have been, for many Lib Dems, a surprise announcement: that the Lib Dem / Conservative coalition government is fully behind the opening of a new nuclear power station in eight years’ time. Arguing in favour of in favour of […]

Half Lib Dem MPs have opposed Cameron’s plan to end lifetime tenancies

by Stephen Tall on August 9, 2010

The Guardian reports today: More than half of Liberal Democrat MPs, including two cabinet members and eight junior ministers, are on record as opposing plans by David Cameron to water down security of tenure for new social housing tenants. The scale of the opposition suggests Simon Hughes, the Lib Dem deputy leader, is speaking for […]