Official: Lib Dem voters least bothered about penis size

by Stephen Tall on February 14, 2014

Kudos to YouGov for coming up with the most outrageously crow-barred poll finding to mark Valentine’s Day – that Lib Dem voters are least likely to think that penis size matters. The findings are not surprising. After all, we’ve always wanted proportional representation. We’ve always been wary of sudden swings to the left or right. […]

My recommended reading for today February 14, 2014

by Stephen Tall on February 14, 2014

Here’s some of the articles that have caught my attention in the past couple of days… Who’d be an MP? | LabourList Yep. This, from @EmmaBurnell_, on the self-fulfilling cynical public suspicion of MPs’ motives is excellent The (…)

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Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election: Labour win easily, Ukip beat Tories to 2nd, Lib Dems lose deposit

by Stephen Tall on February 14, 2014

Labour comfortably won yesterday’s Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election, caused by the sad death of Paul Goggins just five weeks ago. Here are the results: Labour: Mike Kane – 13,261 (55%, +11%) UKIP: John Bickley – 4,301 (18%, +15%) Conservative: Daniel Critchlow – 3,479 (15%, -11%) Liberal Democrat: Mary di Mauro – 1,176 (5%, -17%) […]