Posts Tagged “green party”

Half of current Green supporters voted Lib Dem in 2010

by Stephen Tall on October 29, 2014

“As Ukip is to the Tories, so can the Green party be to the Lib Dems.” That’s a sentence I wrote 7 years ago, November 2007. So I was interested to see this post by YouGov’s Peter Kellner – ‘Ukip, the Greens and the new politics of protest’ – which looks at his firm’s polling […]

Are the Greens to the Lib Dems what Ukip is to the Tories?

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2014

“As Ukip is to the Tories, so can the Green party be to the Lib Dems.” That’s a sentence I wrote here, almost seven years ago, on 3rd November, 2007. In The Times, Sam Coates has looked at how the quiet rise of the Greens in recent months – the party polled just ahead of […]

CentreForum Liberal Hero of the Week #45: Green Party leader, Natalie Bennett

by Stephen Tall on August 11, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Natalie Bennett Green Party leader Reason: for sticking up for the rights of mothers to breastfeed wherever they choose “Get yer tits out for the lads!” is the cry of the unreconstructed […]

Everybody loves us Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on September 11, 2010

I blame the Tories. Ever since David Cameron became their leader, he’s been determined to ‘love-bomb’ the Lib Dems. Love-bombing is the ingenious tactic by which other parties claim to believe in enough Lib Dem policies without, y’know, actually being Lib Dems. Labour leadership hopeful Ed Miliband was at it last month. Then earlier this […]

Peter Tatchell: Greens should vote Lib Dem to unseat Labour and Tories

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2010

Pink News reports that LDV’s Liberal Voice of the Year Peter Tatchell has urged Green supporters to vote tactically for the Lib Dems where Nick Clegg’s party is best placed to unseat Labour or Tories:
Former Green Party candidate and gay rights activist Peter Tatchell has called for Green supporters to vote for the Liberal Democrats […]

YouTube 'cos we want to: Obama, Miliband and Mitchell & Webb

by Stephen Tall on July 11, 2009

Welcome to the weekend edition of our new LDV feature rounding up some of the best/worst/most curious political videos doing the rounds. First up, everyone’s seen that picture of Presidents Obama and Sarkozy, supposedly showing the two world leaders leering (…)

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