Posts Tagged “alan beith”

Who are you supporting in the race for Commons Speaker?

by Stephen Tall on June 22, 2009

It’s a month since we opened our LDV poll asking readers who you would vote for to be the next House of Common Speaker. Reader, we failed you. Of the list of 11 possible contenders we provided, your top two (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Sirs Ming & Alan publish their Speaker manifestos

by Stephen Tall on June 11, 2009

Over at The Times, the two Lib Dem candidates for the position of Speaker of the House of Commons – Sir Menzies Campbell and Sir Alan Beith – set out their manifestos, stating what reforming credentials they would bring to (…)

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LDV Members’ Survey – MPs’ expenses (6): your views about the Speaker

by Stephen Tall on May 25, 2009

Almost a week ago, LDV emailed those Lib Dem party members signed-up to our private discussion forum inviting them to take part in a survey focusing on MPs’ expenses. Many thanks to the 240+ of you who completed it; we’ve (…)

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Beith and Swinson latest Lib Dems named in expenses row

by Stephen Tall on May 22, 2009

Jo Swinson and Sir Alan Beith have both found themselves dragged into the latest set of allegations to be circulating – for the record, and avoidance of doubt, looking at the newspaper reports it doesn’t seem either of them have (…)

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Arise, Sir Alan!

by Stephen Tall on June 14, 2008

Hearty congratulations to the former Mr Beith: Senior Liberal Democrat MP Alan Beith has spoken of his delight at becoming a Knight. The long-serving Berwick-upon-Tweed MP becomes Sir Alan in recognition of his services to Parliament. A former deputy leader (…)

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