What Lib Dem members think of the Coalition, the Lib Dems’ direction, and Nick Clegg’s leadership

by Stephen Tall on November 13, 2010

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of the contest for the party presidency, the Comprehensive Spending Review, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Almost 600 party members have responded, and we’re currently publishing the full results. What Lib Dem members think about the […]

LDV Saturday caption competition: “Tim Farron goes out on a wing” edition

by Stephen Tall on November 13, 2010

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader… (Image courtesy the Lib Dems Flickr photostream.) Here’s newly elected Lib Dem president Tim Farron preparing to launch a paper aeroplane into the debate at the party conference, as an unimpressed-looking Ed Davey, minister for employment relations, […]

LDV survey: The qualities members want from the Lib Dem party president (and whose campaign reached most members)

by Stephen Tall on November 13, 2010

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of the contest for the party presidency, the Comprehensive Spending Review, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Almost 600 party members have responded, and we’re currently publishing the full results. As today is the day the result […]

We all know the Lib Dems U-turned on tuition fees, so why’s The Guardian indulging in half-truths?

by Stephen Tall on November 13, 2010

The Guardian carries a sensationalist headline tonight: Revealed: Lib Dems planned before election to abandon tuition fees pledge. The truth is somewhat different from the newspaper’s anti-Lib Dem spin, however. The story is clearly designed to make the reader believe that, even as Nick Clegg and the Lib Dems spoke out against tuition fees, it […]