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Leveson, the morning after the Report before: what Lib Dem bloggers say

by Stephen Tall on November 30, 2012

Caron Lindsay blogged about Nick Clegg’s Commons statement here on LibDemVoice: Nick Clegg: We won’t find better solution than Leveson’s. Here’s a quick round-up of other reaction so far from Lib Dem bloggers to Lord Justice Leveson’s report on media standards… Contributors split on broadly pro/anti-Leveson Report lines. Let’s start with the pro-Leveson bloggers: Shock […]

Clegg’s Today Programme interview: a round-up, a clip, and some comments

by Stephen Tall on January 6, 2012

Nick Clegg submitted himself to the new year delights of the primetime 8.10am Today Programme interview on Thursday. Here’s a round-up of what he said and the reactions to it… Nick Clegg has kicked off his new year promising more action to curb executive bonuses, amid continued questions over his leadership. … The deputy prime […]

Welcome to our new volunteer editors!

by Stephen Tall on December 20, 2011

Liberal Democrat Voice has always aimed to be ‘Our place to talk’, a site primarily for Lib Dem members to discuss and debate. We welcome readers’ contributions, whether financial (hem-hem) or intellectual. Building and maintaining a site like this, with fresh news and opinion day-in-day-out, is a labour of love. We are therefore delighted to […]

Lib Dem Bloggers’ Christmas stocking fillers… Part IV

by Stephen Tall on November 30, 2011

What presents are you looking forward to giving or receiving this year? That’s the question LDV posed to a group of Lib Dem bloggers. All this week we’re revealing what they told us, with link-throughs to Amazon for your shopping convenience (and ‘cos the referral fees help support LibDemVoice: so get clicking and ordering). Part […]

Lib Dems on child detention: read our lips, it will be ended

by Stephen Tall on September 9, 2010

The Guardian today carries a story, Government climbdown on detention of children in immigration centres, which — if it were accurate — would have Lib Dems hopping mad. Thankfully, it’s not accurate. It was six weeks ago, at his first acting stint at Prime Minister’s Questions, that Nick Clegg formally announced that (as per the […]

Daily View 2×2: 18 January 2010

by Stephen Tall on January 18, 2010

Happy Monday morning, everyone.
On this day, in 1788, Britain established a penal settlement at Botany Bay in Australia; while, in 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt sent the first transatlantic radio transmission originating in the United States to King Edward VII. Even more excitingly, it’s the birthday of AA Milne (b. 1882), Oliver ‘Laurel &’ Hardy […]

Daily View 2×2: 23 November 2009

by Stephen Tall on November 23, 2009

It’s the 23rd November – which means great celebrations in (parts of) the Lib Dem blogosphere at the 46th anniversary since the first broadcast of Doctor Who. And it’s happy birthday, too, to Zoë Ball and Kirsty Young.
2 Must-Read Blog-Posts

Why we should not be afraid of a hung parliament (Mark Thompson)
A hung parliament is the […]

Scottish Lib Dem conference: your LDV reader

by Stephen Tall on November 2, 2009

On Saturday, LDV reported the news that the Scottish Lib Dems were uniting behind leader Tavish Scott’s opposition to the SNP referendum on independence, ahead of a special private conference for party members. And so it came to pass, as the BBC reports:
Tavish Scott has consistently opposed a referendum, but some divisions within […]