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  • LibLink: Norman Lamb: Time for honesty about future funding of our NHS
    Liberal Democrats have been talking a lot about health and social care this week. In the Yorkshire Post, Norman Lamb argues for an urgent change of direction to give the NHS a sustainable future which meets our needs. First he seems out the crisis facing the NHS. But it seems this Conservative Government has become […]
  • Federal Policy Committee Report – 15 February 2017
    Federal Policy Committee met on Wednesday 15th February. The meeting was slightly in advance of our normal cycle (it having been obviously felt that having a long FPC meeting on the evening before the Stoke-On-Trent and Copeland by-elections was a bad idea). Sadly the combined effect of a Parliamentary recess and half term in some […]
  • P-5: The oatcake crisis at Stoke-on-Trent Central HQ
    Problems often arise with a campaign – and today was one of those days when problems came in threes. 1. We ran out of delivery and residents and deliverers complained that we were doing some houses for the second and third time. 2. We ran out of canvassing that we had prepared and printed and […]
  • Donald Trump, Twitter and distraction
    Compare and contrast: Less than a month ago, on 20th January, Donald Trump took this very solemn oath: I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States That constitution […]
  • Political elites and why we think we need them
    The blessed work of helping the world forward, happily does not wait to be done by perfect men; and I should imagine that neither Luther nor John Bunyan, for example, would have satisfied the modern demand for an ideal hero, who believes nothing but what is true, feels nothing but what is exalted, and does […]

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