LDV poll: More than half Lib Dem members back ‘new approach’ to boost economic growth

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 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. Some 560 party members responded, and we’re publishing the full results. 54% of Lib Dems back ‘new approach’; but 27% say ‘stick with Plan A’ LDV asked: Thinking about […]

The Eurozone crisis explained. OR: How not to get distracted by smurfs doing star-jumps

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 2012

The Eurozone crisis isn’t, by common consent, a sexy topic rich with comic potential. Important, yes. A rib-tickler, no. So kudos, immense kudos, to comedian John Finnemore who performed a pretty acute summary for BBC Radio 4′s The Now Show this week. In just 6 mins and 35 secs. Enjoy… (Available on YouTube here.) And […]

“The exercise of a little power for a limited time with the ever-present danger of annihilation”. Me on the Lib Dems’ prospects in Coalition. In 2009.

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 2012

A chance Google search caused me to re-read one of my old blog-posts today, from March 2009 — That hoary old Hung Parliament chestnut — 14 months before the last general election and the formation of the first post-war Coalition (…)

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