Lib Dem Bloggers’ Christmas stocking fillers… Part II

by Stephen Tall on November 23, 2011

What presents are you looking forward to giving or receiving this year? That’s the question LDV posed to a group of Lib Dem bloggers. All this week we’re revealing what they told us, with link-throughs to Amazon for your shopping convenience (and ‘cos the referral fees help support LibDemVoice: so get clicking and ordering). Part […]

Lib Dems back High Pay Commission’s proposals to curb excessive executive salaries

by Stephen Tall on November 23, 2011

The High Pay Commission, an independent inquiry into top pay in the private sector, published its final report yesterday. Here’s how The Guardian reports its key conclusions: The commission sets out 12 recommendations to tackle high pay. The main reforms include: • Greater transparency in the calculation of executive pay to end the “closed shop” […]

Clegg and Farron on party funding: yes to action now, no to more taxpayer contributions

by Stephen Tall on November 23, 2011

Sir Christopher Kelly’s report for Parliament’s Committee on Standards in Public Life was published yesterday, Political Party Finance – Ending the big donor culture: you can read it and the evidence considered by the inquiry here. Here are the main proposals: A cap of £10,000-a-year on donations from any individual or organisation — including trade […]