Tag Archives: Nick Clegg

On any objective test the Green Party should be in the leaders’ debates

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Yesterday the broadcasters unveiled a proposal for televised leaders’ debates that fails basic tests of fairness and balance.

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The seeds of a Lib/Lab pact have already been sown

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Labour needs to be prepared for a coalition even if it doesn’t want one.

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Will Nick Clegg’s drug reforms have any influence on voters?

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67 per cent of the public agree there needs to be reform when it comes to drug policy, but will it be enough to win back lost voters?

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Politicians will never please the public on immigration, so they should stop trying

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On immigration, we demand that our politicians serve us a dish of fried snowballs and then feign disappointment when they fail to deliver it.

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It’s a pity Nick Clegg is ditching his principled approach to immigration

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Nick Clegg appears finally to be dropping his principled stance on immigration in favour of ill-considered rhetoric.

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Politicians must live up to their devolution promises

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Bold proposals devolution proposals have a habit of not living up to the full height of their promises.

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The real reason the Lib Dems U-turned on the Bedroom Tax

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The Bedroom Tax U-turn is about dire Lib Dem poll ratings, not principles.

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Is Keynesianism now dead?

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Nick Clegg’s speech yesterday suggests perhaps not.

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The not so strange death of liberal England

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For liberalism to survive, its thinkers and activists will need to wrest control from those so mired in the Westminster bubble.

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‘He lived on field mushrooms and borrowed eggs': how the coalition is dismantling the welfare state

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The coalition is moving toward a welfare system that is surreal in its cruelty, writes Annie Powell.

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