SDP politician turned Conservative peer, Danny Finkelstein is also a journalist and political commentator.

History

From the archives: Roy Jenkins arguing in favour of the SDP-Liberal merger

One from the archives: Roy Jenkins speaking in favour of the SDP merging with the Liberal Party in 1988, with some comments about the state of Labour that still resonate today. … Read the full post »

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Political

My seven favourite tweets of 2011

RT @markpack: “BBC News – Tory MP sorry after novelty tie breaks into speech – http://bbc.in/fHr6Be” A case of So, La Tie D’oh! — Andrew Lucas (@bythewatersedge) January 19, 2011     Simon Hughes was actually elected in 1978 – but didn’t take office until the 80’s #slfconf #terminallylate — Martin Shapland (@MShapland) June 18, … Read the full post »