Posts Tagged “nick cleg”

Liberal Hero of the Week #24: David Cameron. (For balance, our Liberal Villain is George Osborne.)

by Stephen Tall on December 8, 2012

Welcome to the 24th in our series, Liberal Hero of the Week, chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. ’Liberal Heroes’ showcases those who promote the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — highlighting individuals regardless of party affiliation and from […]

In other news… London PPBs, Clegg paint attack, Turing pardon latest, Darlington Lib Dem leader barred

by Stephen Tall on February 26, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past week… Lib Dems fight reduction of their party political broadcasts in London (Guardian) Provisional plans being drawn up by the BBC suggest giving the Lib Dems two party political broadcasts for the elections – the same as the Green […]

LDVideo: Vince and Shirley’s war on Murdoch, while Nick savages PCC as “busted flush”

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2011

There’s no doubt about the big story this week: Rupert Murdoch being forced to close the biggest-selling British newspaper in a brazen bid to ride out the illegal hacking story that threatens his media empire. Vince Cable’s prophetic powers first came to prominence during the economic storm that came close to collapsing the banking system. […]

What can the Lib Dems do about the Coalition’s ‘Northern problem’?

by Stephen Tall on June 26, 2011

Andrew Rawnsley in today’s Observer highlights a key issue for both Coalition partners, in particular — the Tories’ failure to make any kind of advance in the north, and the Lib Dems’ difficulties in retaining our popularity there. With the exception of William Hague, Eric Pickles and two Lib Dem Scots, the cabinet is a […]

What can the Lib Dems do about the Coalition’s ‘Northern problem’?

by Stephen Tall on June 26, 2011

Andrew Rawnsley in today’s Observer highlights a key issue for both Coalition partners, in particular — the Tories’ failure to make any kind of advance in the north, and the Lib Dems’ difficulties in retaining our popularity there. With the exception of William Hague, Eric Pickles and two Lib Dem Scots, the cabinet is a […]