In the news: Gaza, Treasury honours and Big Brother

Nick Clegg calls for suspension of EU/Israel agreement:

Innocent people are being killed and injured by a military operation that will only serve to further inflame extremism, and weaken the moderate Palestinian and Arab opinion which Israel’s long term security depends on.

Vince Cable criticises knighthood for Treasury chief:

I would have thought it a rather premature judgement on government policy, which is far from assured of being a success. There is a slight element of self-congratulation about it.

Ken Macdonald, the former Director of Public Prosecutions, criticises Labour’s plans for a database to track emails and phone calls – and for it to be run by a private firm.

And wondering what your new year resolutions might be? Liberal Democrat Voice has the answer.