+++ Government defeated on Syria motion by 13 votes

by Stephen Tall on August 29, 2013

The Coalition Government’s motion backing a strong humanitarian response “which may include military action” has just been DEFEATED in the House of Commons by 13 votes (285 votes against to 272 in favour). Responding, David Cameron has said he “gets” the will of the House. Earlier, Labour’s amendment – urging further evidence of the Assad […]

My recommended reading for today August 29, 2013

by Stephen Tall on August 29, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Stop slagging off Jamie Oliver. He’s earned the right to these opinions – Comment – Voices – The Independent Grace Dent on top form > Stop slagging off Jamie Oliver. He’s earned (…)

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** Lib Dem members’ poll results on Syria ** Military intervention: 25% say No, 7% say Yes. 62% say Yes BUT…

by Stephen Tall on August 29, 2013

Lib Dem Voice yesterday polled our members-only forum  to discover what Lib Dem members think of the situation in Syria. Some 580 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results today. The survey remains open and we’ll update these results in the next day or so if they change. Lib Dem members: opposed […]