Lots of people enjoying @HantsFarmersMkt in the Broadway, Winchester. I confess I'm enjoying the superfast @hantshighways pothole repair I requested that fixed a trip hazard in the market! 🙂 pic.twitter.com/9mIWc9ubaq
We all know Boris Johnson wants to be Churchillian. I wonder how he missed this powerful "deeply immersed in all the detail and all the technicalities" insight in this @BBCNews article bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-… pic.twitter.com/4N1uA9pAIT
Some useful perspective.. Johnson's whole food argument is just abusing the goodwill and insulting the intelligence of Brexit supporters and remainers alike... twitter.com/nick_gutteridg…
Insightful article. The Conservatives biggest problem at the moment is competence. They failed on A-levels, they're failing on COVID and they're failing to deliver what they promised on Brexit. Can anyone ever believe them again if they say they have a good deal? twitter.com/robertshrimsle…
A great initiative. Pls support. (In an odd parallel, after the 1666 plague a previous generation of Wintonians set up 2 charities (The Society of Natives & Society of Aliens) which became the biggest charitable funders of local apprenticeships for much of the next 250 years!) twitter.com/richardcoope/s…
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Conservative plans for ‘right to buy’ are bonkers and will mean we lose a large proportion of council housing in Winchester.
The Conservatives have announced plans to force councils to sell off the most expensive 210,000 council houses and use the money to pay for a national programme of ‘right to buy’ for housing associations right across the country. For Winchester this …
What do ‘serious parties of government’ do? And what does it mean for how the Lib Dems need to change?
We’ve heard a lot from Nick Clegg and the people round him that we need to be a ‘party of government’. Almost all Lib Dems agree with that – although many disagree strongly that this also means that we should …
One of the great things about Lib Dem Conference is that you can ask all kinds of questions to different people in public and they have to answer. Here’s my question to the Chief Whips of the Lords and Commons …
It’s time for Liberal Drinks to have a few beermats. But what colour should they be?
The party seems to be getting over its love affair with aqua. Strangely it never started one with deep red.
During a balance sheet recession, the problems resulting from too little fiscal stimulus are far more serious than those caused by too much. The latter are similar to walking with a cane even after a broken leg has healed; the former to walking, or even running, when the bone has yet to mend