My recommended reading for today October 12, 2013

by Stephen Tall on October 12, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… The secret state is just itching to gag the press | Jonathan Freedland | Comment is free | The Guardian You can almost hear the penny drop as Guardian realises state-backed regulation (…)

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Reshuffle redux: how Lib Dem members rated the ministerial performances of the sacked and the promoted

by Stephen Tall on October 12, 2013

I posted earlier the most recent ratings by Lib Dem members of the party’s government ministers. Here’s how those affected by the reshuffle have done over the three-plus years we’ve been running our members’ surveys… Sacked Michael Moore (Secretary of State for Scotland, May 2010 to Oct 2013) Jeremy Browne (Minister – Foreign Office, May […]

Who’s up, who’s down? How party members rate the performances of leading Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on October 12, 2013

Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum in September to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Almost 700 party members responded – thank you – and we’re publishing the full results. Apologies: I failed to publish this list owing to the general hecticness […]