Stephen Twigg backs ‘local pay’ for teachers while also opposing ‘local pay’. Very even-handed

by Stephen Tall on October 4, 2012

Of course he didn’t use the phrase ‘local pay’ because Labour, like the Lib Dems, are opposed to it. But local pay is what Stephen Twigg today announced in his education speech to the party’s Manchester conference: We will have (…)

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What Lib Dem members think about means-testing pensioner benefits & a freeze on benefits payments

by Stephen Tall on October 4, 2012

Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum before conference to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. More than 550 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. Two-thirds back means-testing of some wealthy pensioner benefits LDV asked: Nick Clegg has suggested […]