Tag Archives: Nick Clegg

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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Why £9,000 tuition fees have been a moral and economic disaster

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The evidence is mounting that the argument for £9,000 tuition fees has failed – both morally and economically, argues James Bloodworth.

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Don’t cheer too loudly if Clegg gets a hammering in the Euro Elections

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Labour should worry if Nick Clegg goes. The likelihood of a strong Lib Dem General Election performance would be greatly enhanced by a new – left-leaning – leader.

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Farage may be a little Englander, but he’s had the courage to say something out of the political ordinary

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In sounding like a normal human being, Farage is picking up support.

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5 questions Clegg should put to Farage tonight

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Here at Left Foot Forward we’ve been critical of Nick Clegg in the past, but during tonight’s debate our sympathies will be firmly with the Lib Dem leader.

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Tax-free childcare alone will not make childcare more affordable for most families

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Today’s announcements are welcome, but the direction of travel is worrying.

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