Are you coming to the Top Secret Lib Dem Blog of the Year awards tonight? Saturday 10pm, Grand Hotel (Pavilion Room)

by Stephen Tall on September 22, 2012

Tonight will be the seventh annual Lib Dem Blog of the Year awards, which LibDemVoice is once again organising (or, more accurately, which Helen Duffett is masterminding). I’m one of the judges so my lips are sealed about pretty much (…)

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I feel there must be a caption competition in Tim Farron’s expression here…

by Stephen Tall on September 22, 2012

I was on the panel for CentreForum’s first fringe debate of the conference season this lunch-time (held jointly with the Institute for Government and Policy Exchange). I’ll jot down some of what I said later, but in the meantime here’s (…)

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What I said to BBC Radio 5 Live’s Jon Pienaar this morning about… Nick Clegg’s leadership

by Stephen Tall on September 22, 2012

Another day — in fact the first day of Lib Dem conference here in sunny Brighton — and somewhat inevitably all the media questions are about Nick Clegg’s leadership. I was up this morning inflicting myself on the ears of (…)

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ConHome pushes case for Vince Cable as Lib Dem leader. It’s enough to make you wonder why…

by Stephen Tall on September 22, 2012

You’ve gotta love ConservativeHome. No, really. This morning Tim Montgomerie reports a deliciously mischief-making poll from YouGov, commissioned by the Lord Ashcroft-backed site, comparing the standing of Nick Clegg, Vince Cable and the Liberal Democrats in general. It won’t surprise anyone to learn that Vince Cable performs better than Nick Clegg in all the measures […]