Today’s Link-Love: April 26, 2013

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Fraser Nelson gets it badly wrong it today's Telegraph | Left Foot Forward .@JonnyMedland is right: “Fraser Nelson gets it badly wrong in today’s Telegraph” | Left Foot Forward http://bit.ly/15LY17b The pupil (…)

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Fraser Nelson attacks pupil premium using report that, erm, doesn’t attack pupil premium

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2013

Fraser Nelson is in bold form today: Spending more doesn’t improve public services. His basis for this judgement is a report prepared for the Department for Education by Deloitte (available here). If there’s a headline conclusion it’s the fairly uncontentious point that simply spending money on schools does not, in itself, guarantee good outcomes. It […]

Liberal Hero of the Week #36: The #LibelReform Campaign. (Our Liberal Villain is Sir Edward Garnier QC, MP)

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 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 […]