Vince: why I’m saying ‘No’ to the graduate tax

by Stephen Tall on October 9, 2010

Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, has tonight written to all Lib Dem members in anticipation of the publication next week of the report of the Browne Review (‘The Independent Review of Higher Education & Student Finance in the UK’ to give it its official title). Here’s what Vince has to […]

LDV Saturday caption competition: “Clegg and Hughes side by side” edition

by Stephen Tall on October 9, 2010

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader… (Image by Alex Folkes courtesy Lib Dems’ Flickr photostream.) Here’s Nick Clegg walking in step with deputy leader Simon Hughes — what do you think they might be saying to, or thinking about, each other? The winner […]

Huhne scorns tax breaks for married couples as “flag-waving”

by Stephen Tall on October 9, 2010

Today’s Telegraph has an in-depth interview with the Lib Dems’ climate change and energy secretary Chris Huhne, in which he expertly steers the tightrope of punchily sticking up for party policy while sticking well within collective responsibility. Somewhat bizarrely, both the BBC and the Torygraph are leading on the least contentious part of the interview, […]

Congratulations to Alex Foster from all at Lib Dem Voice

by Stephen Tall on October 9, 2010

All of us at Lib Dem Voice join in wishing our colleague, Alex Foster, the very best on his wedding day. May it be everything you both want, and more, Alex. Alex is one of the founding members of the Voice collective: you can read his first post on his love-hate relationship with Lib Dem […]