Posts Tagged “London”

Paddick: some Met detectives adopt a “she wants it really” attitude to women alleging rape

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2012

The Lib Dems’ London mayoral candidate Brian Paddick is interviewed in today’s Guardian, and has some strong words for his former employers, the Metropolitan police: Paddick warns that some detectives adopt a “she wants it really” attitude to women alleging rape and sometimes refuse to acknowledge that some types of men, such as licensed cab […]

Update on the latest twists and turns in the contest to become the Lib Dem candidate for Mayor of London

by Stephen Tall on July 23, 2011

It’s been a fascinating — and characteristicaly bizarre — last 48 hours in the contest to become the Lib Dems’ London mayoral candidate. There was the first hustings, reported here on LDV by Simon McGrath, which attracted comments from Brian Paddick, and some robust thoughts from Lembit Opik’s campaign manager Ed Joyce. Further controversy was […]

LDV survey: who Lib Dem members want to be the party’s candidate for Mayor of London

by Stephen Tall on September 22, 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’re currently publishing the full results. LDV asked: The following names have been suggested as possible […]