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Election notebook #1: TV debates, Farron’s liberalism, Labour woes, Ukip who?, Naked run 2.0

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2017

TV debates… I guess it was inevitable Theresa May would try and un-invent them. After all, what’s in it for her? There’s no reward, only risk. Tim Farron would relish the spotlight, and as the Lib Dems are the only (…)

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Death of the amateur blogger? A reply to the replies

by Stephen Tall on October 28, 2013

I wrote an article yesterday about the eclipsing of the amateur blogger by the mainstream media. I titled it Liberal Conspiracy is dead – and so too’s the amateur blogger (more or less), which – at the heavy risk of scraping (…)

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Stick or twist? What’s your tearing-up-your-membership-card threshold?

by Stephen Tall on December 8, 2012

I wrote yesterday about the need for the Lib Dems to reclaim the idea of “coalition” as an effective form of government, given the unpopularity of “this Coalition” as the current Government. Along the way I caricatured some ‘known knowns’, (…)

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Lib Dem Bloggers’ Christmas stocking fillers… Part III

by Stephen Tall on November 26, 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 […]

EXCLUSIVE: Lib Dem party presidency – first poll of Lib Dem members

by Stephen Tall on September 21, 2010

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of the early race for the party presidency, the London mayoral selection, Trident, and the Labour leadership. Over 400 party members have responded, and we’ll be publishing the full results of our survey in the next couple of days. A […]

Party Presidency, rumour-mill update

by Stephen Tall on September 16, 2010

It’s less than a week since Baroness (Ros) Scott announced she would not be standing for a second term as President of the Lib Dems, the only post directly elected by all party members other than that of Leader. But with nominations closing in less than a fortnight — and 200 nominations to be secured […]

Lib Dem Bloggers Christmas stocking fillers … Part I

by Stephen Tall on December 6, 2009

If you could choose up to three items for your Christmas stocking, what would they be? That was the question LDV posed to a group of Lib Dem bloggers. And over the next two days we’ll reveal what they told us, with all their choices added to the Amazon carousel widget featured on our home-page, referral fees from which will help support Lib Dem Voice: so get clicking and ordering. (Image: R.J. Matson, The New York Observer and Roll Call.)