Today’s Link-Love: February 28, 2013

by Stephen Tall on February 28, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Sex is in the spotlight, so let's talk about it properly | Zoe Williams | Comment is free | The Guardian Most sensible thing I’ve read on this yet > Sex is (…)

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Eastleigh by-election: your essential round-up of the latest campaign news (28 Feb Polling Day Edition!)

by Stephen Tall on February 28, 2013

Welcome to the final round-up of the Eastleigh by-election campaign… It was the week when Mike Thornton’s campaign received a boost from former Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown on Tuesday: Out on the doorstep in #Eastleigh with @mike4eastleigh – there’s nothing like a great by-election campaign! twitter.com/paddyashdown/s… — Paddy Ashdown (@paddyashdown) February 26, 2013 Then […]

Today’s Link-Love: February 27, 2013

by Stephen Tall on February 27, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Two Sides of the Same Party | History Today A brief look at the last* time the Tories split > Two Sides of the Same Party | History Today http://bit.ly/YBgIFo *to date (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: February 26, 2013

by Stephen Tall on February 26, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Monica Lewinsky's Political Career (or It's the Culture, Stupid!) | Scarlet Standard Also v good article by @Scarletstand > Monica Lewinsky’s Political Career (or It’s the Culture, Stupid!) http://bit.ly/15Mle7w Lord Rennard sex (…)

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Eastleigh by-election: your essential round-up of the latest campaign news (26 Feb)

by Stephen Tall on February 26, 2013

I reported earlier this morning the latest poll from Eastleigh — showing a narrow Lib Dem lead over the Tories — but one finding in it is particularly relevant to this round-up. The question was asked: “We’re interested in the extent to which people locally have heard from the political parties over the last few […]

Final Eastleigh poll puts Lib Dems narrowly ahead of Tories – but all within margin of error!

by Stephen Tall on February 26, 2013

What will (I assume) be the final poll of the Eastleigh by-election was published this morning. Conducted by Populus and commissioned by Lord Ashcroft, it shows the Lib Dems sustaining a narrow lead — significant in itself, but the more so as Eastleigh voters were interviewed over the weekend during which the controversy over allegations […]

Today’s front pages: the Chris Rennard allegations dominate

by Stephen Tall on February 25, 2013

Today’s front pages of the newspapers are about as grim as you might imagine after the weekend’s events… I’ve not had chance to read through all the press yet. Two that have caught my eye are this critical, but fair-minded, editorial in The Guardian: Like the BBC over Jimmy Savile in recent weeks, the Liberal […]

Nick Clegg’s statement on Chris Rennard: 5 key points

by Stephen Tall on February 24, 2013

It’s just over an hour since we published Nick Clegg’s statement concerning the allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour levelled against Lord (Chris) Rennard. Here are some quick, initial thoughts: 1) Nick Clegg has stuck by his position, repeated earlier today by Vince Cable and Danny Alexander, that he “did not know about these allegations until […]

Liberal Hero of the Week #31: Hilary Mantel. Our Liberal Villain: George Galloway

by Stephen Tall on February 24, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. The series showcases those who promote any of the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — regardless of party affiliation and from beyond Westminster. If they stick up […]

Nick Clegg’s Letter from the Leader: “Five days to make a difference.”

by Stephen Tall on February 24, 2013

Just one issue dominates Nick’s weekly letter: the Eastleigh by-election and the close contest between the Lib Dems and Tories. Here’s his letter in full… Five days. That is all we have got left to make sure the people of Eastleigh send Mike Thornton to Westminster as their new MP. Five days to make a […]



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