LDV Saturday caption competition: “Andy Coulson’s a bit busy right now” edition

by Stephen Tall on September 4, 2010

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader … (Credit: The Independent.) Here’s Tory spin chief, and David Cameron’s Director of Communications, Andy Coulson doing what he does best: getting up close and personal with a mobile phone – what do you think he might […]

Tributes pour in for Sir Cyril Smith

by Stephen Tall on September 4, 2010

Lib Dem Voice reported yesterday the sad passing of Sir Cyril Smith, one of the party’s best-known figures, who served as Rochdale’s MP for two decades. Tributes have been pouring in as a mark of appreciation for Cyril’s life. Nick Clegg issued the following statement: “Cyril Smith was a larger-than-life character and one of the […]

And so the media conference meme – Lib Dem leadership faces revolt – begins…

by Stephen Tall on September 4, 2010

The Independent this morning reports: Nick Clegg is facing a growing grassroots revolt as Liberal Democrat councillors quit the party in protest at the decision to form the Coalition with the Conservatives. This follows the news that three Lib Dem councillors in Cheshire have resigned, apparently in protest at the cuts being introduced by the […]