Could the Lib Dems stay in the Coalition in the event the Tories dumped David Cameron?

by Stephen Tall on June 25, 2013

As my Voice colleague Mary Reid notes, today’s Telegraph was keen to alert readers to the contingency plans drawn up by the Tories to carry on governing in the event that Nick Clegg were defenestrated as party leader. I assume one of those contingency plans was the laughably blatant attempt by Michael Gove to try […]

My recommended reading for today June 25, 2013

by Stephen Tall on June 25, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… UK spending review success cements Danny Alexander’s status – FT.com Fair assmnt, George Paker notes how he divides opinion “Spending review success cements Danny Alexander’s status” http://on.ft.com/1chh0oI With Clegg safe, the new (…)

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If he wasn’t Liam Byrne I would feel sorry for Liam Byrne

by Stephen Tall on June 25, 2013

A stark reminder that Labour can’t be trusted with the economy. The infamous letter. pic.twitter.com/E3Q2RlaUeX — Lib Dem Press Office (@LibDemPress) June 24, 2013 It’s not the only note that has landed Labour’s former chief secretary to the treasury in (…)

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