Category Archives: Lib Con Coalition

>Lib Dem thread running through the Queen’s Speech

>I know this sounds po-faced, but somehow all the pomp and majesty of today’s State Opening of Parliament doesn’t quite seem to fit in with the dawning of the Age of Austerity. Is the ceremony we’ve just witnessed like a … Continue reading

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>"There is no money left" jokes Labour’s Byrne as Lib Dem laws promises social justice

>I saw via Twitter this morning that there was something going round saying that Liam Byrne, Labour’s former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, had left a note for his successor saying starkly and simply “Dear Chief Secretary, There is no … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Lib Con Coalition, Public services | 2 Comments

>Pain and Pride at #LDConf

>I’m not at the historic special one day Liberal Democrat conference in Birmingham, altough I would dearly love to be. There’s no way my health would have stood up to going and I’m missing my friends so much. One of … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Wilcock, Chris Huhne, Lib Con Coalition, Liberal Democrats Conference., Lynne Featherstone, Nick Clegg | 1 Comment

>Did I miss Labour’s Holyrood Democracy Riots?

>I am willing to accept that I am remarkably unobservant. I am perfectly capable of being so absorbed in my own little fairytale dream world that I could quite possibly not see Michael Schumacher or Tom Baker, both long term … Continue reading

Posted in Eric Joyce, Lib Con Coalition, Political Reform | 6 Comments

>Some friendly advice for our Lib Dem Ministers

>I do share His Lordship’s and Paul’s excitement at the plethora of Liberal Democrats in high office ready to do stuff, really I do. It’s fabulous. However, my excitement is a little tempered by the fact that so far we … Continue reading

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>Membership Boost for Lib Dems

>Good to hear via Mark Pack on Twitter and Facebook that since last Thursday several hundred people a day are joining the Liberal Democrats online and that yesterday almost as many people joined as the day after the first debate. … Continue reading

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>The Lib/Con Coalition through the eyes of a 10 year old

>I’ve been quite amazed by how gripped Anna has been by all the political goings on over the last few days. She came back from Choir the other night just after David Cameron went into Downing Street and was really … Continue reading

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