Immigration minister Mark Harper quits. An honourable resignation? Inevitable is nearer the mark

by Stephen Tall on February 8, 2014

Mark Harper, Conservative immigration minister, today resigned after learning his cleaner did not have permission to work in the UK. Here’s how the BBC reports it: Mr Harper notified Prime Minister David Cameron, who accepted his resignation “with regret”, Number 10 said. It added there was “no suggestion” the 43-year-old Conservative MP for the Forest […]

Editors’ note: How we intend to handle ‘sponsored posts’ in the future

by Stephen Tall on February 8, 2014

Last November, LibDemVoice – after some internal debate among the editorial team and with quite a few qualms – published our first (and, to date, last) ‘sponsored post’, an article published in return for payment to the site. Both the principle – publishing an article in return for payment – and the subject matter (support […]