Posts Tagged “london 2012”

LDVideo: George Osborne booed at Paralympics

by Stephen Tall on September 4, 2012

This was the scene last night when Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne turned up at the Olympic stadium to present the medals at the 400m T38 victory ceremony: (Available to view on YouTube here.) As I asked on Twitter last night: Always worth considering the opposite: did anyone seriously expect George Osborne would be […]

What to do if your London2012 email tickets don’t arrive

by Stephen Tall on August 30, 2012

A couple of weeks ago I managed to buy two cheap-seat tickets to tonight’s Paralympic wheelchair basketball session at the O2 North Greenwich Arena. Hurray! I reckoned it would be easier to collect the tickets than have the worry they (…)

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Nick Clegg invites ‘Golden Dozen community Team GB’ to Olympics closing ceremony

by Stephen Tall on August 12, 2012

We don’t normally publish press releases in full on LibDemVoice — but I’m very happy to make an exception for this announcement from Lib Dem leader and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg: The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has invited 12 guests to attend the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics on Sunday evening. […]

69% of Lib Dem members say London right to bid to host the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics

by Stephen Tall on August 11, 2012

Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum recently to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Some 500 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. 11.5% swing in favour of the Olympics among Lib Dem members! LDV asked: All things considered […]

CentreForum’s ‘Liberal Villains of the Month’ – July 2012 – Theresa May & Lord (Sebastian) Coe

by Stephen Tall on July 23, 2012

Welcome to the first in our series — Liberal Villain of the Month — as chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Each week we select a ‘Liberal Hero’, showcasing public figures who — regardless of party affiliation — help promote the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange […]