Easter Politics Quiz: my starter for 10

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2014

I asked the following questions via Twitter yesterday – they’re all taken from the now-deceased Punch magazine’s Election 1992 political board game, Landslide. Yes, I have kept it for 21 years in the hope that it would come in useful for a blog-post on a quiet holiday week-end: I’m that far-sighted. Easter Quiz (1): Who […]

Linda Jack to announce Lib Dem party president campaign

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2014

Lib Dem activist Linda Jack will shortly announce that she will be a candidate for the post of Party President in the all-member election that will take place this autumn. To date, two candidates have declared their intention to run: Baroness (Sal) Brinton and Pauline Pearce. I understand Linda will officially throw her hat into […]

On Sarah Wollaston’s naming and shaming in The Times of “very aggressive male bloggers”

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2014

Blogging is back in the headlines again today. Dr Sarah Wollaston, the feistily independent Conservative MP for Totnes, has hit back at those online critics who denounced her role in the trial of her fellow Tory, Nigel Evans, acquitted this week on all charges of sexual assault and one of rape. In an interview with […]