The Lab-Con Hokey Kokey

You put your right leg in, your right leg out, in, out, in, out, shake it all about… There is a serious side to all this. The degree by which the Tory and Labour camps in Ealing Southall are attempting to manipulate the Sikh and other communities is truly breathtaking. More to the point, I’m… Continue reading The Lab-Con Hokey Kokey

That GLA candidate list: time for a change?

The GLA candidate list has been causing a stink on Lib Dem Voice. On the plus side, and this needs stating because it is a genuine achievement, the list has a good gender balance with 2 of the top 3 candidates women and a good proportion of women further down the list. Indeed, in the… Continue reading That GLA candidate list: time for a change?

Is the A-list really not working?

Some Lib Dem bloggers have been very keen to crow about the reported ‘failure’ of the Tory A-list at attracting ethnic minority candidates. Personally, I’m not so sure we should be quite so triumphalist. According to the statistics published in the Telegraph today, of the winnable Tory seats that have selected thus far, 5% of… Continue reading Is the A-list really not working?