Posts Tagged “simon wright”

Ashcroft battlegrounds poll: Lib Dems set to lose four marginal seats to Labour

by Stephen Tall on July 6, 2014

The second of Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft’s polls of Lib Dem marginal seats was published this week, focusing on four of our battlegrounds with Labour: Norwich South (held by Simon Wright), Bradford East (David Ward), Brent Central (Sarah Teather standing down, Ibrahim Taguri selected), and Manchester Withington (John Leech). Also included was Brighton Pavilion, which […]

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 […]

Lib Dem MP Simon Wright delivers his Mpinions

by Stephen Tall on July 16, 2010

Simon Wright, the Lib Dem MP for Norwich South who did the nation a service by vanquishing Charles Clarke, is the first of the newbie MPs to take part in a viral video campaign called ‘Mpinions’. Here’s the spiel from its creators: Mpinions is allowing new MPs to properly introduce themselves to you and all […]