Why I’ll be watching at least 118 seconds of Brian Paddick’s London mayor video

by Stephen Tall on April 12, 2012

Tonight saw the broadcast of Brian Paddick’s official London mayor video. It’s 2 mins 40 secs long. Last night I discovered Brian was my closest mayoral candidate match, scoring 74%. Which means I should watch at least 1 min 58 (…)

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5 encouraging signs the Government may see sense on the ‘Charity Tax’ #giveitbackgeorge

by Stephen Tall on April 12, 2012

A few encouraging signs today that the Government is prepared to have the strength of mind to think again about the ‘Charity Tax’. Encouraging sign #1 is that the right-wing press is up in arms about the proposal to hit (…)

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Telegraph smears Clegg. Again. (Y’know, I’ve a sneaky feeling they don’t like him.)

by Stephen Tall on April 12, 2012

Here’s today’s comically skewed headline from the Torygraph: Nick Clegg wants to let MPs keep family fortunes under wraps Though you wouldn’t guess it from the headline or the story, what Nick Clegg was actually saying was simple enough: he thinks MPs as public servants should have to be transparent about their financial affairs, but […]