If I was the Labour party, this poll finding would worry me

by Stephen Tall on March 4, 2013

Astonishing YouGov finding: more people think the Tories know where they’re going (31%) than think Labour does (25%). twitter.com/stephentall/st… — Stephen Tall (@stephentall) March 4, 2013 Data from YouGov poll (28th Feb – 1st Mar 2013) Enjoy reading this? Please (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: March 4, 2013

by Stephen Tall on March 4, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… www.nesta.org.uk Fine @RPuttick quote: “decision makers are entitled to ignore evidence, not entitled to be ignorant of it” http://bit.ly/Yn387C To Hell with the Lib Dems? Nope… The Tory Diary The voice of (…)

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Evidence-based policy is now official government policy. So will they actually follow the evidence?

by Stephen Tall on March 4, 2013

As of today, I officially work for a ‘What Works’ organisation – the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) – part of the ‘What Works Network’ Danny Alexander and Oliver Letwin are launching today. Here’s the Financial Times report: A drive to (…)

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A warm welcome to our new Co-Editor, Caron Lindsay

by Stephen Tall on March 4, 2013

I guess that, in the end, it was quite fitting that Mark Pack’s final day with LibDemVoice should have been last Thursday, the day of the Eastleigh by-election: it’s always good to go out on a high. For those who missed the news first time round, Mark has — after over six years as my […]

Nick on ‘Call Clegg’: “Without doubt one week I will regret something I said”

by Stephen Tall on March 4, 2013

An interesting couple of snippets from an interview with Nick Ferrari – Nick Clegg’s interlocutor on LBC’s weekly ‘Call Clegg’ phone-in – in this week’s Media Guardian. First, that all three party leaders were approached with the idea, and only Nick bit. And here’s Nick on why he agreed: On his way out of the […]