The Effect of Threat upon liberals

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

I recently found this piece of research. To me it is of particular interest, because at the moment (on the cusp of some economic "threats" to which the research might allude) there is a vogue towards liberalism and away from social conservatism. This is arguably one of the divisions within ...

Local Elections

Friday, June 5th, 2009

On Thursday, we had the local county council and also the European elections. Full results can be found here. Andrew Cattaway was returned as County Councillor for Stour Vale, and so continues to be the representative of Motcombe & Ham at County Hall. For my part, I stood for election in Gillingham where, ...

What do the Liberal Democrats stand for, apart from Europe?

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

A few days ago I heard Vince Cable, for the Lib Dems, arguing for a "pupil premium" that could be used to pay for education. The idea is that if parents have such a "premium", they can shop for education with it - indeed he even went as far as ...