Pauline Pearce – the ‘Hackney Heroine’ – standing as Lib Dem candidate in May’s elections

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2012

Pauline Pearce’s outspoken and down-to-earth condemnation of the London rioters at the height of the violence last summer gained the attention of the nation, and she was dubbed the ‘Heroine of Hackney’. Now she is standing for the Liberal Democrats in this May’s local elections. For those who don’t remember or have never seen Pauline’s […]

@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2012-03-16

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2012

@jamesgraham Tho without the chance to vote off your least favourite act. Admit it, you'd watch then, yes? in reply to jamesgraham # Gerard Depardieu: genius. #grahamnorton # @sunny_hundal Not true, Sunny. @timfarron blames Guardian readers for not voting in (…)

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Who’s up, who’s down? How party members rate the performances of leading Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2012

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Over 500 party members responded, and we’ve been publishing the full results. Today we focus on the performances of the leading lights of the Liberal Democrats — those of […]