Gove and Laws scrap it out on front pages over sacking of Ofsted head. Here’s what the row is all about.

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2014

Today’s newspaper front pages are full of the scrap taking place at the heart of the Department for Education between Conservative secretary of state Michael Gove and Lib Dem schools minister David Laws: Ofsted row: Lib Dems furious at Conservative plan to ‘politicise’ classrooms (Independent on Sunday) Lib Dems savage Gove over sacked schools boss […]

Liberator on ‘Coalition and Beyond’: “It genuinely explores how ideas at the heart of liberalism can inform policy-making in the Lib Dems”

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2014

  Last September, I helped Liberal Reform put together a collection of 20 essays, ‘Coalition and Beyond: Liberal Reforms for the Decade Ahead’, with a foreword by Nick Clegg. You can read it in full and free online here. It’s (…)

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My recommended reading for today February 2, 2014

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2014

Here’s some of the articles that have caught my attention in the past couple of days… Lib Dem Party Animals W/E 31 January Behind the scenes gossip on the Lib Dem dep leadership election and Portsmouth’s next LD candidate http://bit.ly/1dhdbQi (…)

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Education: 59% of Lib Dems say teachers should have formal teaching qualifications

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2014

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum  to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Some 750 party members responded – thank you – and we’ve been publishing the full results. (There were a couple of results I ran out of time […]