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Suspension of Lord Rennard
He'll be back in if he apologises, I think, but it's some action at least.
politics  Westminster  House-of-Lords  Lib-Dems 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Nick Clegg: we will strike a balance on 'snoopers charter' after Woolwich attack - Telegraph
'work is already under way within the civil service to resurrect some of the proposals without the need for legislation, meaning the Liberal Democrats would not be able to vote it down in parliament.'
politics  surveilance  privacy  UK  westminster  the-coalition  Lib-Dems 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Sunday Times jails its source » Spectator Blogs
'My Guardian colleague Marina Hyde said that the lesson of the Sunday Times’ treatment of Pryce was that no one should talk to journalists.'
law  journalism  politics  news  crime  interesting  media  Lib-Dems 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Lib Dems want new rules to sack Nick Clegg - Telegraph
'A party conference this week will week vote on new rules that would allow grassroots members to force a leadership contest.'
politics  posttofacebook  interesting  rules  Westminster  Lib-Dems 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Tories beaten by ‘perfect storm’ of Huhne, Rennard and nutjobs
'THE Tories admitted there was no way they could have won the Eastleigh by-election as their opponents were either mired in scandal or completely insane.'
amusing  parody  The-Daily-Mash  politics  by-elections  voting  Conservatives  Lib-Dems  UKIP  Westminster  posttofacebook 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Naked Rambler supports Lib Dems in by-election (From Daily Echo)
'Mr Gough, 53, has admitted he "probably won't vote" when the election takes place on February 28.'
politics  posttofacebook  Lib-Dems  amusing  UK  interesting  culture  nudity 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Chris Huhne facing jail sentence after admitting perverting course of justice | UK news | guardian.co.uk
'Former minister resigns seat after pleading guilty over claims he persuaded his ex-wife to take speeding points for him in 2003'
politics  lies  news  cars  corruption  driving  westminster  interesting  Lib-Dems 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Clegg hints at split with Tories on Leveson - UK Politics - UK - The Independent
'Nick Clegg privately told members of the Hacked Off campaign group, including the comedian Steve Coogan, that there was nothing in the Coalition Agreement that prevented him from taking a different position on press regulation from the Conservatives.'
the-coalition  Lib-Dems  government  News-of-The-World  hacking  journalism  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Loveless partners in coalition ditch plan to renew their vows - Politics - The Independent
No new coalition agreement 2.0
The parties haven't gotten enough of what they were wanting through, and they can't agree on new stuff.
posttofacebook  UK  Conservatives  Lib-Dems  the-coalition  politics  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Danny Alexander in 'ginger rodent' Christmas card
'Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, who was branded a ginger rodent by a Labour rival, has poked fun at the insult in his Christmas card.'
amusing  Christmas  politics  Lib-Dems  the-coalition 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Nick Clegg makes U-turn over voter registration | Politics | The Guardian
'The deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, is to undertake a hasty U-turn by dropping plans to make it easier for voters not to register to vote, following complaints that millions of voters might drop off the register.'
politics  democracy  interesting  good-news-everyone!  the-coalition  Lib-Dems  news 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
With every passing day the Liberal Democrats are dragging the Coalition further away from the Conservative manifesto - thetorydiary
"Who's right about the Coalition? Has David 'Vinnie Jones' Cameron got Nick 'Paul Gascoigne' Clegg by the balls, as Banksy suggests? Or, as The Spectator argues this morning, is it the Liberal Democrat leader who is pouring paint over the Conservative leader?"

I disagree with the 'Waah, waah, the Lib Dems are being awful' tone of it, but I do find it rather interesting and in many ways encouraging.
the-coalition  Lib-Dems  conservatives  politics  interesting 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Human beings need human rights – in Britain as well as Libya | Nick Clegg | Comment is free | The Guardian
"While British governments have called for greater human rights abroad, they have too often belittled them at home."
interesting  Lib-Dems  rights  human-rights  via-Andrew-Ducker 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
A Few Good Things The Lib Dems Are Doing… « Sci-Ence! Justice Leak!
A few of the more recent good things that the Lib Dems have been achieving in the coalition government.
government  Lib-Dems  politics  the-coalition 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
What The Hell Have The Lib Dems Done?
List of things that the Lib Dem's said they'd do, and have done.
imported  politics  Lib-Dems 
april 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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