Liberal Hero of the Week #59: Ed Miliband

by Stephen Tall on February 16, 2014

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Ed Miliband Labour leader Reason: for starting to talk the talk of devolving power to people. Politicians always talk of giving power to the people – when they’re in opposition. Their enthusiasm […]

Après Nick: which Lib Dem MPs are best-placed to become the next Lib Dem leader?

by Stephen Tall on February 16, 2014

Today’s Independent has an interesting story speculating on the Lib Dem leadership contest to come if the 2015 election result triggers Nick Clegg’s resignation. It’s one of the features of this parliament – perhaps linked to it being a fixed-term in which we know the dates are all known – that there hasn’t been nearly […]

My Total Politics column: It’s War! The Lib Dems’ “enemy within strategy” shows it’s no longer peace in our time

by Stephen Tall on February 16, 2014

It’s War! Here’s how Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Nick Clegg, broadcast the news to the nation: “This morning the Lib Dem Ambassador in London handed our Coalition partners in Government a final Note stating that, unless we heard from them (…)

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My recommended reading for today February 16, 2014

by Stephen Tall on February 16, 2014

Here’s some of the articles that have caught my attention in the past couple of days… The wars over the First World War are a troubling abuse of history for political ends – Telegraph Blogs Late to this, but Tim (…)

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