Posts Tagged “matthew d’ancona”

In praise of the liberal centre

by Stephen Tall on August 3, 2014

Here’s Matthew d’Ancona’s concluding paragraph in his Telegraph column today: It is not that hard to deduce what the generation of voters still reeling from the global financial crisis might be seeking from those who would govern them. Fiscal credibility (…)

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The day Lord Bonkers and Philip Collins agreed: the Tories just aren’t up to governing

by Stephen Tall on February 6, 2013

This tweet today from The Times’s Philip Collins — mid-debate between Tim Montgomerie and Matthew d’Ancona about the tortuous fate of Tory modernisation — caught my attention: @matthewdancona @timmontgomerie We all thought the Lib Dems might not be up to (…)

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Two must-read articles for Lib Dems (and three you can happily ignore)

by Stephen Tall on September 17, 2012

In pre-Coalition days, party conference time was pretty much the only time of year the Lib Dems were ever talked about in the media. These annual op-eds usually revealed a complete lack of understanding of the party, its membership, their (…)

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