Posts Tagged “sam coates”

Are the Greens to the Lib Dems what Ukip is to the Tories?

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2014

“As Ukip is to the Tories, so can the Green party be to the Lib Dems.” That’s a sentence I wrote here, almost seven years ago, on 3rd November, 2007. In The Times, Sam Coates has looked at how the quiet rise of the Greens in recent months – the party polled just ahead of […]

What 'Smeargate' tells us about media news reporting

by Stephen Tall on April 21, 2009

The last couple of days have seen a flurry of new, post-Easter weekend polls. As LDV’s regular readers will know, we don’t cover individual polls, preferring to round them up on a monthly basis rather than become over-excited by any (…)

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That hoary old Hung Parliament chestnut

by Stephen Tall on March 17, 2009

There’s an interesting article by The Independent’s Steve Richards today, focusing – as the media does every three months or so – on the prospect of a ‘Hung Parliament’, and what the Lib Dems would do in such an eventuality. (…)

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