Yesterday we went to a lunch party and the conversation turned to the electoral prospects of the fifty odd LIb Dem MPs and how many the LIb Dems may lose if you believe Peter Kellner’s prediction at the Lib Dem Conference Fringe in Glasgow this year that the Lib Dems are going to become a party with around 10% of the vote in future years and gone for some time are the heady days when we can count on 20% of the vote. Continue reading
Well, one thing is clear: with 349 votes and a lost deposit, the Liberal Democrats are no longer the party of protest. Continue reading
It’s really important that those leaving prison have an opportunity to rehabilitate themselves; having suffered the punishment for their crime, that they and their families have an opportunity to move on with their lives and become useful members of society.
So, that’s why it’s important to understand that the revulsion that so many of us feel at the thought of the convicted rapist Ched Evans being able to walk back into his job as a footballer at Sheffield United is not one based on the principle that no rapist can ever be rehabilitated Continue reading