Lib Dem members’ favourite political blogs ranked

by Stephen Tall on October 6, 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. Guardian’s CiF tops poll: almost half Lib Dem members read it LDV asked: Which […]

A quick and easy way to follow blogs I read

by Stephen Tall on October 6, 2012

I’ve added a new page to the site – Blogroll feed – which pulls in the latest 50 posts from most of the blogs I follow. I’ve done it to make it easy for me to scan quickly and click-through (…)

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Jeremy Hunt: I disagree with him, but why shouldn’t he give his view?

by Stephen Tall on October 6, 2012

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt is at the centre of a new row this morning after giving an interview to The Times in which he said his personal view is that the legal abortion limit should be cut to 12 weeks. Here’s how the Telegraph reports it: “Everyone looks at the evidence and comes to a […]

How to De-Spin a Party Conference

by Stephen Tall on October 6, 2012

Details of an event I’m looking forward to chairing at the RSA this coming Thursday… How to De-Spin a Party Conference 11th Oct 2012; 13:00 BOOK ONLINE RSA Thursday What does ‘spin’ look like in an age of transparency? In (…)

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Your Saturday morning reader – 8 must-read articles

by Stephen Tall on October 6, 2012

It’s Saturday morning, so here are eight thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices… 5 Years On: The Election That Never Was – Damian McBride, Gordon Brown’s former spinner-in-chief whose must-read blog is essentially a memoir-by-instalments, recalls the week in 2007 that turned the new Prime Minister from hero to zero. Jimmy Savile: The birth […]