Edition #34 of Liberal Democrat Newswire came out last week, looking at the party’s prospects for the May local elections. It’s now also available online to read here. If you would like to receive the next edition of Liberal Democrat Newswire direct to your own inbox as soon as it is published, just sign up [...]
So the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party have reversed their reversal of the party’s views on libel reform, and we’re back to where we started. As Glyn Ley commented on my wall on Facebook, that makes it not so much a U turn as an O turn. The issue at stake has been the ability of [...]
Demos has an interesting looking report coming out tomorrow about the social media following of Britain’s three main political parties: We examine the social media support of the main three parties, and consider the extent to which Facebook and Twitter affiliation might replace the formal party membership model. We’ve number-crunched ‘Followers’ and ‘Likes’, and the [...]
Here’s the new film from the Liberal Democrats: Also on YouTube.
Good news via Jo Swinson: .@britishvogue signs @equityuk #codeofconduct to protect #models at work bit.ly/XqblZX — Jo Swinson(@joswinson) April 15, 2013 Take a look at what it covers: The agreement stipulates that models hired by Vogue will not work longer than ten hours a day, will have adequate food provided and will not do any [...]
The word ‘radical’ is to welfare reform what a pot of paint is to a wall full of cracks. The less you really know what to do to fix things, the more you slap it about all over the place in the hope that it will cover up things. When you peer carefully at the [...]
More comedy genius from Australia’s Clarke and Dawe: Also on YouTube.
Whether or not it was Chuka Umunna himself who edited Wikipedia to add in a comparison between himself and Barack Obama (the evidence looks like it was and his denial is hardly unequivocal), there are two other reasons he doesn’t impress me. One was his catastrophic failure of judgement over a nasty Labour smear campaign against [...]
Jon Worth has the story: Someone who was on the selection panel who seems to have selected… herself. And then deleted the tweets [with the evidence. As he recounts regarding Labour candidate Nicki Brooks: There were two tweets from @NickiBrooksx dated 16th February that seemed to show she had sat all day on the selection panel. I [...]
In my list of Five of the most common mistakes that Lib Dem campaigners make there is the love of inappropriate secrecy.