Posts Tagged “world cup”

Fifa World Cup row: Lib Dem members say no to Qatar but split on 2022 boycott

by Stephen Tall on December 18, 2014

View image | gettyimages.com Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum  to discover what our sample of Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. 747 party members responded – thank you – and we’re publishing the full results. Yesterday, Fifa’s independent ethics investigator Michael […]

Liberal Hero of the Week #58: David Cameron

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2014

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  David Cameron Conservative leader and Prime Minister Reason: for ruling that pubs can open longer during the World Cup. Poor Norman Baker. On the social libertarian wing of the party – he’s […]

Miriam Gonzalez blows whistle on sexist media: “treat women for who they are and not simply for what their male partners do”

by Stephen Tall on July 13, 2010

Hat-tip to Lib Dem Welsh assembly member Peter Black for blogging the letter by Miriam Gonzalez (or Mrs Nick Clegg as she’s known to right-wing tabloids) published in today’s paywall-protected Times, in which she directs a well-aimed shot at the paper for its shabby treatment of a woman who happened to have fallen in love […]