New Tory ad campaign tries to claim credit for Lib Dem delivery of tax-cuts for the low-paid

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2013

One Coalition policy, above all, polls strongly with the British public: lifting the income tax threshold to take the low-paid out of income tax altogether and to give a meaningful tax-cut to the lowest-paid. As the Lib Dems have never been shy of reminding people, it was the party’s top priority at the 2010 general […]

You want a reason to preserve our Tweets? Because today’s ephemera is tomorrow’s history

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2013

The news that the six UK’s six copyright libraries, including the British Library and Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, are “poised to capture and record the digital universe, including the entire web domain in the UK, under new regulations which come into (…)

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The Philpott case: at last, a reminder of the reality

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2013

The debate over the Philpott case has raged all week, but mostly at a tangent to the reality of the case. Thanks to Grace Dent’s stellar column in today’s Independent, I’ve finally read through Mrs Justice Thirlwall’s summing up. It’s concise, shrewd, plain spoken, unsparing: no legalese, just clear sense. It returns this case to […]

Today’s Link-Love: April 6, 2013

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Tories go on tax offensive » Spectator Blogs .@isabelhardman reports ‘Tories go on tax offensive’ http://bit.ly/10DmBlJ (I think they’ve left it too late to get credit for LD tax cuts) The Philpott (…)

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