Nick Clegg should say no to any link between state funding and boundary changes

by Stephen Tall on August 13, 2012

It’s August, so I’m not going to take too seriously kite-flying suggestions by Benedict Brogan in the Telegraph that Nick Clegg might consider rescinding his threat that the Lib Dems will vote against boundary changes (following the Tories’ decision to break the Coalition Agreement over Lords reform) in return for a deal on party funding […]

My Olympics closing ceremony in way too many tweets

by Stephen Tall on August 13, 2012

So it’s over… til the Paralympics in a fortnight’s time anyway. I loved London 2012. Partly the sport, but mainly that it allowed us a glimpse of a happier, de-cynicised, un-post-ironic, joyous nation taking pride not only in athletic achievement (…)

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By 48% to 19%, Lib Dem members prefer post-2015 alliance with Labour to continuing pact with Tories

by Stephen Tall on August 13, 2012

Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum recently to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Some 500 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. Post-2015, 48% choose Lib-Lab pact; 19% a Lib-Con pact; 13% prefer opposition LDV asked: Assuming the […]