Category Archives: Guardian

How Vince avoided Murdoch – an example of appropriate ministerial behaviour

Today’s Guardian carries a report by Patrick Wintour which shows the frustrations of the News Corporation camp as they tried and failed to develop the same sort of close relationship with Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable as they had … Continue reading

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Shirley Williams talks about barriers facing women in Politics and Business

On one of these election results programmes from 1979, Shirley Williams had to put up with the ignominy of being told she was “very pretty” by Sir Robin Day. I never heard him say the same thing to male politicians, … Continue reading

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Join me at the Guardian’s Disunited Kingdom bloggers’ web chat this afternoon

A very brief post just to say that I will be taking part in a bloggers’ panel on the Guardian website between 2-4pm this afternoon. The idea is to talk about the future of the UK and our national identity … Continue reading

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>Guardian gets it wrong again – Federal Party Election results are not some great rebellion

>Allegra Stratton in the Guardian seems to think that the success of Evan Harris and David Rendel in the Federal Executive elections signifies some sort of rebellion against the leadership as she describes “anti-Tory candidates” taking key positions. Well, er, … Continue reading

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>Breaking News – the Guardian backs the Liberal Democrats #nickcleggsfault

>I used to buy the Guardian avidly, but I gave it up as I was disillusioned at its slavish backing of Labour despite everything. Now, at last, they are saying that they are “if the Guardian had a vote in … Continue reading

Posted in General Election 2010, Guardian, Liberal Democrats, NHS; Nick Clegg; | 2 Comments