I have just seen the story, tucked away towards the back of the Crawley Observer, about Gordon Seekings getting married to Marcella. They may be Lib Dems, but still… all the best to them. I hope everything goes well.
Entries Tagged as 'Lib Dems'
April 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Writing on the wall for Vince Cable · Politics
At work we have TV screens in corridors which display various company announcements, traffic news towards going home time, and usually has BBC News either full-screen or in a window depending on the time of day.Â No sound, but the BBC News has the closed captioning turned on. Today I was walking past a TV […]
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January 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Deserting the sinking ship · Politics
It was with mixed feelings today that I read a Tweet from Councillor James Doyle of Worthing: Feeling very sad. Last day as a Liberal Democrat today, after 16 yrs. Hope natl party leadership begin to see sense soon, so I can rejoin I like James.Â Jayne and I saw a lot of him and […]
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August 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on It’s your own time that you’re wasting · Politics
As ever, the ‘As if…’ website has the best perspective on Clegg’s time in charge of the country. Supply leader Nick Clegg fails to keep control as entire nation starts humming In a series of â€˜Town Hall meetingsâ€™ Mr Clegg travelled the country pleading with people to â€˜settle downâ€™, â€˜be quietâ€™, and to â€˜get on […]
August 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Politics
Since the elction in May, or rather since the formation of the coalition I have been increasingly disenchanted with the Liberal Democrats, though many of my colleagues in the Labour party will say I was foolish to be giving them the benefit of the doubt in the first place.
May 12th, 2010 · 15 Comments · Politics
Quite an eventful evening apparently.Â I missed the events because I was over in Horsham for a constituency meeting.Â Â Somebody with a BlackBerry or iPhone or some other gadget let us know the main points so we were not completely in the dark, but I had to wait until getting home to find out any […]
April 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Politics
It looks like the Tory knives are out for Clegg.Â Not directly of course, but by using the surrogate of the press with all its arms-length plausible deniability.Â The Mail and Sun are busy trying to dig up as much dirt as they can and the Telegraph is joining in with this story about political […]
November 20th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Politics
The Rev John Stanton gets about a bit doesn’t he?Â According to the Times he appears on the infamous BNP members list, but before that he had been a local party chairman of the Green party, had spent four years as a Lib Dem councillor, five years as a Tory and before joining the BNP […]
April 23rd, 2008 · 6 Comments · Politics
I half-watched the London election programme on ITV tonight; the one with Boris Johnson, Ken Livingstone and Brian Paddick on.Â Â I’m not sure whether the audience had been packed with partisan supporters of all three candidates or that there is just a lot of genuine public interest in the election, or a bit of both, […]