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Category Archives: Lib Dems
Who says what is Coalition policy?
David Cameron wants to reduce immigration and says so. How far he’ll be able to do so given the EU directives on the subject and the various bits of Labour legislation that shows no sign of an early disappearance from … Continue reading
Posted in Conservatives, Europe, Lib Dems, Politics 1 Comment
The Referendum cometh!
We have war in Afghanistan. We have another one possibly in Libya. Inflation is picking up. The Brown Budget Deficit is still with us and hitting hard – and the Euro is falling apart thanks to the daft idea that … Continue reading
Posted in Campaigning, Conservatives, Elections, Labour, Lib Dems, Politics 1 Comment
Three questions remain unanswered about the rapid and regrettable departure of the Chief Secretary to the Treasury. Why did a man of his undoubted intelligence get himself into such a pickle in the first place? Did he not realise that, … Continue reading
Posted in Elections, Lib Dems, Media, Politics Leave a comment
Well I’m blowed!
I have just received the Ineffable Davey’s letter to voters (the ‘handwritten’ one!) dated 1st May! I am at a loss to understand why he’s put it out now. Perhaps our local LD ‘Focus’ Team only just got around to … Continue reading
Posted in Campaigning, Elections, Kingston, Lib Dems, Politics Leave a comment
A week is a long time……….
Firstly, let me thank all the people who have sent messages of support during the time since last Friday. I’ve had letters and emails from all the active Residents’ Associations in Surbiton Hill and many Borough organisations and individual constituents … Continue reading
Posted in Conservatives, Elections, Lib Dems, Politics, Ward Leave a comment
Davey on Immigration
One of the country’s most respected bloggers, Iain Dale, posted this today, having heard our very own ED on the ‘Politics Show‘. ‘LibDem Immigration Policy Unravels Iain Dale 2:40 PM At the best of times, Ed Davey is a politician … Continue reading