Half a defence of John O’Farrell’s comments on Margaret Thatcher

by Stephen Tall on February 18, 2013

I wonder if Labour HQ wish they’d read John O’Farrell’s 1998 book, Things Can Only Get Better, a little more carefully before he was selected to fight the Eastleigh by-election? First there was his call for Labour voters to vote tactically for the Lib Dems to beat the Tories, as uncovered by Mark Pack here: […]

Today’s Link-Love: February 18, 2013

by Stephen Tall on February 18, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… We need a consumer revolution to deliver lower utility prices | City A.M. Need a closer read but interesting ideas > We need a consumer revolutn to deliver lower utility prices @allisterheath (…)

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Eastleigh by-election: your essential round-up of all the weekend’s news (18 Feb)

by Stephen Tall on February 18, 2013

The penultimate weekend’s campaigning was frenetic at the Lib Dems’ Eastleigh HQ… Over 530 Lib Dem volunteers passed through its doors in just this weekend (to add to the 1,000+ who’d visited in the previous week). Visitors included an upbeat Nick Clegg (BBC report and video here) and others — as this video shows: >> […]