Posts Tagged “parliamentary boundaries”

There’s zero chance of Clegg cutting any boundary deal with Tories over party funding

by Stephen Tall on August 14, 2012

There’s zero chance of Nick Clegg cutting a deal with David Cameron on boundary changes in exchange for party reform — that’s the firm message I’ve got from some of those closest to the Lib Dem leader in response to my post last night, Nick Clegg should say no to any link between state funding […]

Peter Kellner’s advice to the Lib Dems: ditch boundary changes, and get a new leader before 2015

by Stephen Tall on June 19, 2012

Chairman of polling firm YouGov, Peter Kellner, has a must-read article over at his firm’s site analysing the big challenges facing the Lib Dems at the next election. I know some Lib Dems might baulk at reading it: Mr Kellner, husband of Labour peer Baroness Ashton, is a self-declared non-Lib Dem, and YouGov’s daily polling […]

New constituency boundaries in Scotland: the impact on the Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on October 14, 2011

Last month it was the turn of English MPs to look nervously at the proposals of the Boundary Commission’s re-drawing of constituencies — Scotland’s turn has now come, with its national Boundary Commission yesterday publishing its proposals for public consultation. The Financial Times has undertaken a quick reccy to work out what it might mean: […]

The 7 Lib Dem MPs unaffected by the Boundary Commission proposals

by Stephen Tall on September 13, 2011

The last 24 hours’ political news has been dominated by the Boundary Commission for England’s proposals for new parliamentary constituencies — and in particular the reduction from 533 to 502 in accordance with the Coalition Agreement to reduce the size of the House of Commons. I’m a self-confessed politics geek, so I find this stuff […]