“We cannot afford it” – Cameron on raising income tax threshold to £10k. In 2010.

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2013

With a hat-tip to Ed Stradling, here’s a reminder of what David Cameron told Nick Clegg about raising the income tax threshold in the first leaders’ debate: Cameron 2010: “I would love to take everyone out of their first £10,000 of income tax, Nick…We cannot afford it” youtube.com/watch?v=rk5HvJ… — Lib Dem Press Office (@LibDemPress) May […]

Today’s Link-Love: May 1, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Ukip's manifesto offers the world. Let's take a closer look | James Ball | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk James Ball takes a closer look at Ukip’s manifesto: lower taxes and higher (…)

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Ukip set to win 22% this Thursday according to ComRes poll

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2013

Much excitement this morning at an unusual event: a poll looking specifically at this Thursday’s local elections. And more than that, a poll showing Ukip on 22%! The full figures are: Conservatives 31% Labour on 24% UKIP 22% Lib Dems 12% Important point: this poll was conducted only in the areas which will actually vote […]

A site house-keeping notice: just because we’re neutral does not mean we’re unopinionated!

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2013

A brief site house-keeping notice follows… Our regular reader may have noticed that those of us who edit LibDemVoice — as well as contributing general news updates, editing and uploading others’ submissions, and requesting guest pieces — sometimes express our own views. Sometimes trenchantly.* And sometimes to the displeasure of at least some of those […]