March 31, 2011
by Paul
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PMQs: Handbags and put-downs

TweetCross-posted from Liberal Democrat Voice It’s funny how a simple statement of congratulations on a planned wedding can’t be accepted in the Commons without a “handbag moment” (see Reeves/Mortimer) dredging up twenty year-old events. Ed Miliband thanked David Cameron for … Continue reading

March 25, 2011
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PMQs: PIP or pip-squeak?

TweetCross-posted from Liberal Democrat Voice This week Prime Minister’s Questions contained a discussion of the military action in Libya. The need for Arab involvement in the task force was emphasized. Ed Miliband asked for David Cameron to clarify the position … Continue reading

March 22, 2011
by Paul
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How do they choose the horses?

TweetDid that question, this morning, represent the nadir of Nicholas Andrew Argyle Campbell’s journalistic career? He was interviewing some horsey person in the Queen’s Household on FiveLive in connection with Royal Wedding preparations. (And oh, that’s Nicky Campbell to anyone born … Continue reading