Are these the best opening credits of any TV programme ever?

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2012

Last night, when switching off BBC1’s Question Time — no, not even Tim Farron’s barn-storming showing could tempt me to endure a whole hour — I tweeted: In a perfect world, someone would watch #bbcqt for me & filter out (…)

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Dear Conservative MPs, Re House of Lords reform here’s what your manifesto & the Coalition Agreement say

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2012

It’s almost enough to make you feel sorry for Conservative MPs — it appears some of them have only just read their own party’s manifesto and the Coalition Agreement they signed up to. That can be the only explanation for the sudden fit of vapours which have apparently afflicted three of their number over the […]

The Coalition and Tuition Fees: history may well be kinder (though that may be too late for the Lib Dems)

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2012

One of the first posts I ever blogged, over 7 years ago, explained my support for tuition fees, and why it would be in the interests of the Lib Dems to to drop their opposition to them. Ironically, given how (…)

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@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2012-04-20

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2012

@mjturner1975 Yes, £11b is the amount given to charity each year (prob shd have been clearer in my post) in reply to mjturner1975 # @mjturner1975 Here's my source btw: http://t.co/XX9fovI2 in reply to mjturner1975 # RT @shiftinggrounds: 'Charity is a (…)

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