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

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Thank you for your votes for this blog

Thank you to everyone who voted for this blog in the Total Politics blog poll, propelling it up from 36 last year to number 5 this year in the list of Liberal Democrat blogs. … Read the full post »

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Why the Taxpayers' Alliance is wrong to oppose public sector experiments

Mark Thompson has recently highlighted how frequently the Taxpayers’ Alliance is quoted in the media. Mark gives some reasons for this, but it’s a question highlighted again by a BBC report: Tim Newark, of the Taxpayers’ Alliance, accused the council of “experimenting” with public money. This is a rather strange comment because  what’s the alternative to … Read the full post »