Six new Lib Dem peers named

by Stephen Tall on August 8, 2014

The names of six new Lib Dem peers have been published today. They are: Chris Fox – Director of Group Communications for GKN; former Chief Executive of the Liberal Democrats Cllr David Goddard – elected Member of Stockport Metropolitan Council; former Leader of Stockport Council; former Member of the Greater Manchester Police Authority; former Non-Executive […]

My recommended reading for today August 8, 2014

by Stephen Tall on August 8, 2014

Here’s some of the articles that have caught my attention in the past couple of days… Petition | Move the 2018 World Cup to The Netherlands < a much better idea (@libdems take note) UK Polling Report Antony (…)

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The Sun: “Nick Clegg makes a powerful case for reform of our drugs laws”

by Stephen Tall on August 8, 2014

The Lib Dem website says this: “Nick Clegg has announced that the Liberal Democrat manifesto will include a commitment to end imprisonment for possessing drugs for personal use, so that no one is sent to prison, where their only offence is one of possession. Under the proposals, users would instead receive non-custodial sentences and appropriate […]