Category Archives: Andrew Marr

Vince on Marr: It’s grown up to talk to Labour

Vince Cable went on the Andrew Marr show this morning to talk about his new industrial strategy. He was also asked about the story in the Mail on Sunday which touted the idea that Zac Goldsmith would resign his Commons … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg on Andrew Marr this morning – Eurozone, human rights, immigration and vested interests

Another superb performance from Nick Clegg on Andrew Marr this morning. As befits someone who was there when the Euro was born, working for then EU Trade Commissioner Sir Leon Brittain, he showed that he really knows his stuff on … Continue reading

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Forget Paxman – which Liberal Democrat Voice editor featured at Leveson yesterday?

Everybody’s talking about Jeremy Paxman’s evidence at Leveson yesterday, where he described how Piers Morgan explained to him at a lunch how to hack somebody’s phone and how people would be very stupid not to set a code. He wasn’t … Continue reading

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Metro finally gets the point of Liberal Democrat tax policy

The front page of yesterday’s Metro made me laugh. “The richest pay how much tax?” screamed their headline. “Multi millionaires hand over less than cleaners.” Their outrage at the relatively low rates of tax paid by the super rich continued for three … Continue reading

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Clegg’s e-mail signals start of fight back against Labour

Better watch out here – there’s a sign of some joined up thinking from ‘them indoors’ in the Westminster Bubble. Hot on the heels of Nick Clegg’s mostly successful interview on Andrew Marr this morning an e-mail appears from him … Continue reading

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Clegg: "We must be bolder on fairer taxes but we’re winning the argument"

Nick Clegg was interviewed by Andrew Marr this morning and, as has become my tradition, I’ve tweeted my way through it and preserved my commentary for you all to read. He came across very well in the interview. You see, … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg: I will fight for British jobs and interests after "bad for Britain" summit

For the second Sunday in a row, I got up to see Nick Clegg on the Andrew Marr Show. I think Liberal Democrats have been in shock this weekend, trying to make sense of the shenanigans of the Brussels summit … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg on Andrew Marr – the tweets

Not much time this morning – just thought I’d do a quick summary of Nick Clegg’s appearance on Andrew Marr this morning. Great to see him talk about extension of pre-school education to 2 year olds in England and confirm … Continue reading

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>Nick Clegg comes out fighting on Andrew Marr – but he must not have final say on Health Reform Bill

>I am so tired today. I had a rare bout of Insomnia last night. Normally nothing keeps me from my sleep, but for some reason I woke up at half past midnight and didn’t get back to sleep till 4. … Continue reading

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>Vince Cable on Andrew Marr yesterday – on bankers, bonuses and half full glasses

>Business Secretary Vince Cable appeared on Andrew Marr’s show yesterday for the first time since his wee spot of bother before Christmas. Unfortunately, Marr stuck completely to politics and didn’t ask him about his spin round the dance floor with … Continue reading

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