LDVideo | Election archive special… the 1960-70s

by Stephen Tall on August 20, 2011

It’s Saturday night, but forget the X-Factor… Enjoy instead some classic election clips from the archives…
Jo Grimond campaigns in the 1966 general election

(Available on YouTube here.)
Election Campaign, Feb. 1974 (including a rare …

5 posts to read before casting your Electoral Reform Society council vote

by Stephen Tall on August 20, 2011

If like me you’re a member of the Electoral Reform Society, you’ll have recently received a thick wad of paperwork through your letterbox. The reason? It’s time for the election to the Council of the ERS. The deadline for voting is this Friday, 26th August, so time’s not on your side to wade through the […]

Mike Hancock welcomes Ugandan gay deportation case deferral

by Stephen Tall on August 20, 2011

Richard Flowers reported here on Lib Dem Voice last week Lib Dem MP Mike Hancock’s grave concerns for a Portsmouth constituent facing deportation back to Uganda — Robert Segwanyi is gay, and argues he was imprisoned and tortured in his home country, where homosexuality is illegal. (Michael Andrewes, Mr Hancock’s constituency researcher offered further background […]