Posts Tagged “mark valladares”

Welcome to our new volunteer editors!

by Stephen Tall on December 20, 2011

Liberal Democrat Voice has always aimed to be ‘Our place to talk’, a site primarily for Lib Dem members to discuss and debate. We welcome readers’ contributions, whether financial (hem-hem) or intellectual. Building and maintaining a site like this, with fresh news and opinion day-in-day-out, is a labour of love. We are therefore delighted to […]

The VAT rise: a refresher course for Labour

by Stephen Tall on January 4, 2011

Today’s increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% — announced in the Coalition’s emergency budget last year — has triggered a fresh burst of opportunism criticism from Labour. The “wrong tax at the wrong time” claims their leader Ed Miliband. How Labour’s last Chancellor backed a VAT rise I suspect there’s a Labour MP we […]

Lib Dem Bloggers Christmas stocking fillers … Part III

by Stephen Tall on December 11, 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. All this week we’re revealing what they told us, with all their choices added to the Amazon carousel widget featured on our home-page, referral fees from […]

Lib Dem MP John Barrett to stand down at general election

by Stephen Tall on July 25, 2009

Here’s how The Scotsman reports it: EDINBURGH West Liberal Democrat MP John Barrett is to quit at the next general election. After eight years in the Commons he said he wanted a change and to spend more time in Edinburgh. (…)

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Daily View 2×2: 8 July 2009

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2009

2 Big Stories Labour backbench revolt over abolition of 10p tax rate is defeated Big shock this one, I know… Labour MPs realise too late that their party’s tax changes are hitting the poorest hard in the pocket, threaten to (…)

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