Today’s Link-Love: May 12, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Combined Tory/Labour vote at lowest level in local elections since (my) records began | Mark Pack Combined Tory/Labour vote at lowest level in local elections since (my) records began | Mark Pack (…)

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Clegg leadership plot: Gove’s ‘crazy grenade’ detonates, briefly, before Tories revert to arguing about Europe

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2013

Hats off to Mr Gove! With the Tory party in its customary state of internecine warfare over Europe, the education secretary used his interview this morning on The Andrew Marr Show to allege a leadership plot to overthrow Nick Clegg. Here’s PoliticsHome’s account: Michael Gove has suggested Nick Clegg’s opposition to increasing childminders-toddlers ratio is […]

Nick Clegg’s Letter from the Leader: “Lib Dems remain focused on the things people really care about”

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2013

Nick Clegg isn’t one for the pomp and pageant of parliament (he’s rather keen to let you know). He’s also keen to let you know that this week’s Queen’s Speech was “designed to build a stronger economy and a fairer society in Britain, enabling everyone to get on in life” (to quote Her Majesty). Over […]