Well, Fancy That!

The small committee to examine the Small Business Bill covering reform of the UK pub trade just so happened to have constituency representatives of the following breweries and pubcos among its number: Marston’s Punch Taverns Cameron’s St Austell Brain’s The original chair was the late Jim Dobbin, whose Heywood & Middleton seat hosts JW Lees […]

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Presidential Indecision….

I still cannot decide who to vote for to be the Liberal Democrats’ next President. Sal Brinton provided some impressive answers to my questions earlier this month; but I still have that nagging doubt about her closeness to Nick Clegg. I don’t think Daisy Cooper has understood just how out of touch the FE of […]

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That Manifesto ‘Leak’

Yesterday an image was leaked of Nick Clegg’s; sorry, the Liberal Democrats’ strategy chief Ryan Coetzee holding what appeared to be the front page of the first draft of the Party’s manifesto. (It appeared via a scurrilous social media site that I will not dignify with a link) It has been generally assumed that such […]

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Unbelievably Stupid

There is no other way to describe the decision to make Danny Alexander the economic spokesperson for the Lib Dems at the General Election. That is all. socialise this:

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The significance of Jeremy Browne’s decision to stand down (rough draft)

This may be a bit of a stream of consciousness, penned as it was without access to links and while going through some righteous anger at the state of the UK telecoms industry. The decision of Jeremy Browne to announce with less than seven months to go that he won’t be seeking re-election as an […]

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