Mandatory work: if we believe in evidence-based policy it’s probably best to pay attention to the evidence

by Stephen Tall on June 16, 2012

Four months ago, when the political row over ‘workfare’ was at its peak, I wrote here on LibDemVoice that liberals needed to progress the debate beyond ‘the simple and simplistic ‘left/right’ attitudes currently on display, and start grappling with how best we can empower the individual to make the best of their own lives — […]

LDV Caption Competition: Clegg at Leveson “Through the glasses darkly” Edition

by Stephen Tall on June 16, 2012

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader… Here’s Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg appearing at the Leveson Inquiry this week. What do you think might be being said or thought by or about him? And the winner of our last caption comp is… Some […]

57% Lib Dem members say ‘Yes’ to London 2012

by Stephen Tall on June 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. Some 560 party members responded, and we’re publishing the full results. It’s just 41 days until the London 2012 Olympics starts, so we tested the view of our sample […]