Posts Tagged “andrew adonis”

Liberal Hero of the Week #60: Andrew Adonis

by Stephen Tall on February 21, 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.  Andrew Adonis Labour peer and former transport secretary Reason: for getting to grips with transport reality with his London by Bus week. Last week, I gave the nod to Ed Miliband for […]

Matthew Green gets it right: “good old fashioned management” matters

by Stephen Tall on February 6, 2014

I’m not one of those Lib Dems who joins in the fashionable demonisation of Michael Gove. He has done some things I think are good – which is why 18 months ago I named him a Liberal Hero – and (…)

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Andrew Adonis: “I am much more negative about the idea of coalition now”. Is Labour pluralism dead?

by Stephen Tall on December 9, 2012

A couple of days ago, I suggested Lib Dems needed to think about how we rescue the idea of coalition as an effective form of government. Right on cue, former Labour cabinet minister Lord (Andrew) Adonis has slated the concept, arguing in The Guardian that: Giving huge power to a very small party that is […]