I agree with Richard Reeves – but he’s wrong about the word ‘bigot’

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2012

Nick Clegg’s former director of strategy Richard Reeves has written an interesting article for the New Statesman, The case for a truly liberal party. There’s nothing particularly surprising in it, but it’s none the worse for that. His argument is (…)

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Nick Clegg says sorry over broken tuition fees pledge – the clearest sign yet he wants to fight the 2015 election

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2012

Here’s the next Lib Dem party political broadcast — and before you run away at the thought of a PPB this one is more interesting than most because Nick Clegg says sorry for breaking the Lib Dems’ manifesto commitment to (…)

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New LDV members’ survey now live: your views on education reforms, Heathrow, the reshuffle & the Coalition’s performance

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2012

The new LDV members’ survey is now live. So if you are one of the c.1,300 registered members of the Liberal Democrat Voice forum — and any paid-up party member is welcome to join — then you now have the opportunity to make your views known. Questions we’re asking this month include: what you think […]

Your one-stop online guide to Lib Dem conference events – we’ve got an app for that

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2012

The Lib Dem conference guide is my political-geek equivalent of the Christmas Radio Times, thumbing through it in anticipation, circling the must-watch events, worrying about all the clashes of things I want to see. But just as PVRs and Sky+ mean I no longer fret about missing my fave programmes so have our advertising partners […]

The last book I read in 100 words: The Roar of the Butterflies by Reginald Hill

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2012

The Roar of the Butterflies, Reginald Hill My summer holiday reading this year contained a gaping hole: for the first time in a decade, since I discovered Reginald Hill, I had no new Dalziel and Pascoe book to catch up (…)

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