Posts Tagged “ministry of sound”

Southwark Lib Dems, Ministry of Sound, Oakmayne, and the BBC: the story continues…

by Stephen Tall on November 21, 2011

A couple of weeks ago I reported here on the controversy surrounding a planning application in Southwark, objected to by the Ministry of Sound, a donor to the local Lib Dems. The BBC’s coverage of the story felt partial, fixated on alleging ‘no smoke without fire’ political sleaze, failing to question whether they were being […]

Southwark Lib Dems face questions over Ministry of Sound donations: 3 important points to consider

by Stephen Tall on November 8, 2011

Southwark Lib Dem councillors and local MP Simon Hughes have been in the spotlight the past 24 hours following their decisio to oppose a planning application objected to by the Ministry of Sound, a prominent donor to the party. BBC News reports: Political donations to the Liberal Democrats from a nightclub chain totalling almost £80,000 […]