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Julia Goldsworthy re-selected as Lib Dem candidate for Camborne and Redruth, quits as Danny Alexander’s SpAd

by Stephen Tall on March 5, 2014

Congratulations to Julia Goldsworthy, selected last Friday to fight what is, on paper at any rate, the Lib Dems’ top target in the 2015 general election: Camborne and Redruth. This was the seat which Julia, who had been the party’s shadow chief secretary to the treasury, lost by just 66 votes to the Tories in […]

Are these the three most fanciable Lib Dem MPs?

by Stephen Tall on February 13, 2010

According to the Sky News Blog, three Lib Dem MPs are among the most fanciable of the 2005-2010 Parliament. They are:
Lynne Featherstone (1st place overall)

Julia Goldsworthy (5th place overall)

Nick Clegg (5th place overall)

Congratulations (if that’s the right word) to all three of them. But do you agree with Sky’s choices? Who would you elevate […]

Julia condemns Grayling's 'The Wire' comparison

by Stephen Tall on August 26, 2009

In the absence of much real political news, Tory shadow home secretary Chris Grayling’s rather bumbling attempt to drink the kool-ade – by referencing cult US crime TV show ‘The Wire’ in a speech echoing his party’s tired ‘Broken Britain’ (…)

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Lib Dem MPs' expenses: it could've been worse (and might still be)

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2009

The Telegraph has now published its Lib Dem MPs’ expenses revelations. At first glance, my initial reaction is… phew: compared to the Labour and Tory abuses covered in previous days it looks like the Lib Dem expense claims are – (…)

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Taxpayers helping to fund Tories' Cornwall electioneering

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2009

Last month Mark Prisk, Tory MP for Hertford and Stortford, got himself into hot water with the Commons authorities for breaking Parliamentary rules in relation to political campaigning. Now Mr Prisk is in trouble once again – indeed, perhaps it’s (…)

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BBC Question Time: open thread

by Stephen Tall on July 10, 2008

Julia Goldsworthy, Lib Dem MP for Falmouth and Camborne and the party’s spokeswoman on communities and local government, is one of the panellists on tonight’s Question Time (broadcast on BBC1 and online from 10.35 pm GMT). The panel will also (…)

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NEW POLL: Could a job-share leadership work?

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2008

Susan Kramer has set up a fascinating ‘What if?’ today, with her revelation on the BBC London Politics Show that she wishes she had contested last year’s Liberal Democrat leadership election – as a job-share with one of her fellow (…)

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BBC Question Time: open thread

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2008

Julia Goldsworthy, the Lib Dem shadow secretary of state for communities and local government, is one of the panellists on tonight’s Question Time (broadcast on BBC1 and online from 10.35 pm GMT). She’ll be alongside the Secretary of State for (…)

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That YouGov poll in full

by Stephen Tall on December 3, 2007

The full results of that YouGov / Sky News leadership poll are now available online here: these give the full breakdown of figures, together with the answers to questions which weren’t reported by the media at the weekend. A few (…)

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Poll results: Kennedy and Goldsworthy your top choices

by Stephen Tall on December 3, 2007

The final results have been tallied in our old poll asking, ‘Of those MPs who’ve ruled themselves out of standing for the party leadership, who would you have voted for given the chance?’ Over 800 LDV readers answered, and in (…)

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