Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spilling some ink for Lynne Featherstone in hope of saving lives of women and girls

This post first appeared on Liberal Democrat Voice Earlier this week we told you of Paddy Ashdown’s visit to Bangladesh to raise awareness of the need for clean stoves. This is also an area where Liberal Democrat International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone … Continue reading

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Thank heavens for Nick Clegg, Danny Alexander and David Laws holding the Tories back on illiberal and ineffective knife crime proposal

I could give you the link to the Daily Fail story which, predictably, throws much more bile in The Cleggster’s direction, but I’ll stick with the Guardian story, which states that the Liberal Democrats have stopped the Tories introducing a … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg’s Twitter Townhall – an irreverent analysis, and the bit that the official account airbrushed out

So I spent half an hour faffing around with Storify earlier, trying to get all of Nick Clegg’s Twitter Townhall session in one place. Paul Walter was so much cleverer over at Liberal Democrat Voice – he used the publicly … Continue reading

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Oh for goodness sake, if you don’t like it when babies are being breastfed, look away. You are the one with the problem

It really annoys me when I see things like this BBC story – a mass breastfeeding protest at a branch of Sports Direct in Nottingham. I’m proud of the women, one of whom I know, but I can’t help thinking … Continue reading

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Call Clegg highlights: Anger management, messy cars, “inhumane” care home abuse and gambling

Here are the highlights of today’s Call Clegg: [View the story “Call Clegg: 1 May 2014” on Storify]

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Nick Clegg to hold Twitter Q and A at 2:30 pm today

Make sure you get your question in – it couldn’t be simpler. Euro elections now 3 weeks away. I’m hosting a live twitter Q&A today at 14:30. Tweet your Europe questions to @nick_clegg — Nick Clegg (@nick_clegg) May 1, 2014

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