As seen on BBC Daily Politics today… Lib Dem blogger pledge ‘to run naked down Whitehall’

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2013

I promised it in writing on Tuesday. I promised it live on TV on Thursday. It’s amazing what you have to do these days to get a Lib Dem pledge taken seriously…

(You can watch my 5-minute discussion of coalitions with Lord (Peter) Hennessey on BBC iPlayer for the next 7 days by clicking here.)

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[…] not impossible that the same fate might await the Lib Dems in 2015 as befell the FDP in 2013. (Though I’ve got a lot riding on that not happening…) And I’m not saying there aren’t lessons to be learned; there always are. But be […]

by 5 reasons not to assume the FDP wipeout in the German elections will happen here in the UK on September 23, 2013 at 9:14 am. Reply #

[…] made pretty clear my view the party will not do as badly as some of the pollsters forecast — ironically enough, the first-past-the-post voting system offers us protection against the […]

by On the Lib Dem conference polling bump (lack thereof) and what it means for the party on October 2, 2013 at 8:15 am. Reply #

[…] a forecast even 18 months out (scroll down to point 9). The good news for me (and others) is that my vow to run naked down Whitehall if the Lib Dems end up on 24 seats or lower looks like it’ll be […]

by Lewis Baston’s election 2015 forecast: Labour 36%, Conservatives 34%, Lib Dems 16% on October 31, 2013 at 12:06 pm. Reply #

[…] should point out that our secret weapon is not Stephen’s famous pledge to run naked down Whitehall if the party is reduced to 24 seats next […]

by LDVideo: BBC’s report on the Liberal Democrats’ secret weapon, featuring Stephen Tall on January 8, 2014 at 12:31 pm. Reply #

[…] seats. Long-standing readers will understand why this threshold is of particular interest to me (my 2013 pledge to run naked down Whitehall kicks in if the Lib Dems don’t hit the 24 seat […]

by The ‘nowcast’ for May 2015 which gives the Lib Dems 28 MPs on November 25, 2014 at 4:25 pm. Reply #

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