Category Archives: Stephen Williams

Autumn Statement gloom…..

I never look forward to George Osborne getting up on his feet in the House of Commons. It’s not entirely his fault, and I do know that he’s not getting to give the statement that he would like to because … Continue reading

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Labour put down amendment which would have given Tories tax cut for richest they wanted – and which Lib Dems stopped

I realise that Parliamentary shenanigans and point scoring isn’t everybody’s cup of tea, but it’s worth pointing out that Labour today squandered a relatively good position going into the first PMQs of the new Parliamentary term. Ed Miliband had an … Continue reading

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Jo Swinson and Stephen Williams show what Liberal Democrats are for

Remember the other day I was having a wee moment of despair that our MPs, while not putting a foot wrong and being eminently sensible, weren’t really getting across our values in the aftermath of the riots. Well, two of them … Continue reading

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>Share and share alike? My reservations about Stephen Williams’ bank share giveaway plan

>Ok, I’m going to write about something I know very little about. I will ignore the shouts of “what’s new?” I can hear in the distance. Today liberal think tank Centre Forum has published a plan by Stephen Williams, Liberal … Continue reading

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