Peter Black: where’s the beef?

I’m a little torn regarding Peter Black’s recent outburst about Ming Campbell’s leadership. I share many of Peter’s concerns and support his right to air them, but I question why he chose the nuclear option of seeking to turn them all into a question of leadership. Take the tax policy for example. I too agree… Continue reading Peter Black: where’s the beef?

Daley tripe

Iain Dale continues his decline to cheap partisan gossip broker – to think the man once had Parliamentary pretensions. His latest broadside on the Lib Dems to backfire spectacularly is his decision to attack Lib Dem News for publishing a pro-Hamas letter, conveniently ignoring the fact that the same page included 2 pro-Israel and 2… Continue reading Daley tripe

The English Question: I agree with a Tory shocker!

Prospect has an excellent quartet of articles on the subject of the “English Question” this month.  The four authors have very different perspectives, but they all agree that breaking up the union would be bad and the Tory’s “English Votes on English Matters” proposal is no solution. Malcolm Rifkind’s proposal for an English Grand Committee,… Continue reading The English Question: I agree with a Tory shocker!