Read about the former Liberal Democrat blogger and activist, Mark Thompson – not to be confused with the former senior BBC staffer, Mark Thompson.


I quite fancy voting for a criminal

It’s early morning. You’re half awake as you listen to a discussion about tackling gang crime on the radio. Who is on? Someone from the police, a victim, perhaps a politician – and very often, an ex-gang member who has turned into a zealous and effective crime-fighter. It isn’t just about gangs: across many areas … Read the full post »