Posts Tagged “richard reeves”

All change at CentreForum think-tank

by Stephen Tall on September 20, 2012

Three bits of news from the leading (only?) liberal think-tank, CentreForum… First a departure: chief economist Tim Leunig is leaving to to serve as Policy Adviser in the Department for Education. I detect David Laws’ hand in that decision. Tim (…)

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I agree with Richard Reeves – but he’s wrong about the word ‘bigot’

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2012

Nick Clegg’s former director of strategy Richard Reeves has written an interesting article for the New Statesman, The case for a truly liberal party. There’s nothing particularly surprising in it, but it’s none the worse for that. His argument is (…)

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Clegg’s role in IDS’s welfare reform plans

by Stephen Tall on October 3, 2010

Mark Pack blogged here on LDV this morning of Promising news on welfare spending as major reforms set for go-ahead, and noted that “Steve Webb’s backing for the policies is a promising sign”. Also crucial, it seems, was Nick Clegg’s role, according to the Wall Street Journal’s Iain Martin: I revealed in the summer that […]