Why I voted for Chris Huhne (and in praise of The Two Iains)

by Stephen Tall on February 4, 2013

Here’s my 2007 Lib Dem leadership election ballot paper: Chris Huhne got my first preference. (Okay, with only two candidates there wasn’t really a need to mark the figure ’1′: I’m just a die-hard preferential voter.) I slightly surprised myself (…)

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Equal marriage: 2 Lib Dem MPs against and a further 9 (or 10) Missing In Action

by Stephen Tall on February 4, 2013

Tomorrow the House of Commons will vote on the Bill to allow equal marriage for same-sex couples which Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone did so much to push forward as Equalities Minister. Two Lib Dem MPs have so far publicly declared their opposition: John Pugh MP (Southport) “I will vote against the Bill – against [...]

Today’s Link-Love: February 4, 2013

by Stephen Tall on February 4, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Chris Huhne: the straight talking fighter faces his biggest battle Hmm. Here’s my headline from Feb 2012 > “Chris Huhne: the straight talking fighter faces his biggest battle” http://buff.ly/11HRjbw Bayesian Statistics and (…)

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The end of Chris Huhne’s career in politics: initial reactions

by Stephen Tall on February 4, 2013

Chris Huhne’s political career is over. That’s not a sentence I expected to be typing today. I had thought Chris would somehow squeak through his court case by the skin of his teeth. Certainly when I spoke to Chris at the last Lib Dem conference he was confident (his default mode, it’s true, but still). [...]



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