Posts Tagged “huffington post”

Free school meals for infants – the controversy over Nick Clegg’s pledge rumbles on

by Stephen Tall on November 24, 2013

I wrote yesterday about Sir Nick Harvey’s forecast that the next election is Labour’s to lose. But there was another issue he focused on in his Huffngton Post interview – Nick Clegg’s conference pledge that all 5-7 year-olds should have free school meals, regardless of their family’s income status. “It was absolutely astonishing. It came […]

My debut on HuffPo: ‘Vince Cable Leading the Lib Dems? Is It Time for Plan V?’

by Stephen Tall on July 29, 2012

Over at the Huffington Post UK, I’ve written a post looking at Vince Cable’s credentials to lead the Lib Dems. My conclusion? Not convinced, though if this were a rational world he’d be a shoo-in for Chancellor… Lots of politicians (…)

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Local pay for the public sector: a row the Lib Dems and the Coalition will want to dodge?

by Stephen Tall on June 10, 2012

The Huffington Post published an excellent dissection of the twists and turns the debate on local pay for public sector workers (sometimes called regional pay) is taking within the Lib Dems: Letters written by the Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander [suggest] the number two minister at the Treasury appeared wildly enthusiastic […]