Firstly, I just thought I would direct people to my piece defending the Convention on Modern Liberty and its “outrageous” decision to be cross-party. It has had an interestingly muted response. The most fascinating one was from Sadie Smith whose paraphrase of my article was that I defined anyone who is boycotting the Convention “because… Continue reading Three things for your attention
The Times reports that Lord Jacobs has quit the party to sit as a crossbencher on the grounds that the party’s position on tax does not include tax cuts for the rich, paid for (if Lord Rennard is to be believed) by a 6p hike in NIC. Despite Sam Coates’ best attempts to dress this… Continue reading Lord Jacobs becomes rightwingers’ new poster child
For those of you who missed it this morning, here is a quote from today’s Thought for the Day by The Rt Rev. James Jones: Tomorrow Daniel enters the Lion’s Den up here in Liverpool. The author of the report that recommends ‘ the rolling up’ of the regeneration strategies of the Northern cities is… Continue reading Will Tim Leunig be burnt at the stake in Liverpool city centre tomorrow?