Posts Tagged “london mayoral election”

5 predictions for election night

by Stephen Tall on May 3, 2012

With polls closed, here are my five predictions for the night to come… 1) I won’t win in Headington Hill & Northway, the Oxford City Council ward where I’m a Lib Dem candidate this year. The old adage applies: where (…)

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The Weekend Debate: Who’d get your 2nd preference after Brian in the race for London Mayor?

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2012

Here’s your starter for ten in our weekend slot where we throw up an idea or thought for debate… This Thursday, millions of voters will go to the polls to cast their votes in local elections. And although London is only one of those elections, its electoral size and the colourful prominence of its candidates […]

In other news… Kemp4Liverpool, Duwayne4London, Tod4Winchester, Salmond4Inquiry, and more…

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… Liverpool elected mayor candidates announced (BBC News) Twelve candidates have been nominated to stand as Liverpool’s first directly elected mayor. Nominations closed at midday and voters will go to the polls on 3 May. Among the 12 […]

The Weekend Debate: Should election candidates have to declare their tax records?

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2012

Here’s your starter for ten in our weekend slot where we throw up an idea or thought for debate… The race to be London mayor took a fresh twist this week when the leading candidates pledged on BBC Newsnight to release their tax records. Lib Dem mayoral candidate Brian Paddick declared himself very happy to […]

LibLink: Paddick – we are putting forward an innovative, radical Liberal Democrat agenda for Londoners

by Stephen Tall on March 3, 2012

The Lib Dems’ London mayoral candidate Brian Paddick was interviewed in The Guardian yesterday. It’s a revealing and candid piece in which Brian makes his pitch for the post the paper describes “an office whose holder enjoys the largest personal mandate in Europe – bar the French president”. Here are some highlights: On the Lib […]