Leader of the Peterborough Liberal Democrat City Council Group, Cllr Nick Sandford writes: It’s not trendy or fashionable at present to be a Liberal Democrat. Our poll ratings are not good. So should be approaching next year’s general and local elections with fear and trepidation? My answer is a clear No in both cases. One advantage in the weeks running up to a General Election is that Lib Dems get something approaching fair coverage and the broadcast media are regulated by strict rules to ensure this. For the rest of the time, the BBC in particular likes to portray everything as a “Two horse race”. For the past four years[…]
According to a BBC report – “The Liberal Democrats have accused the Department for Education of “going rogue” by briefing against Nick Clegg.” The claim comes after Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg announced millions of required £’s to help schools throughout the country, but, afterwards an education official told newspapers this was not the case! A senior Lib Dem spokesman launched an attack on the Whitehall department, telling the BBC: “The DfE should stop whining and deliver. The DfE are going rogue. This has been agreed at the highest levels of government. It has been agreed by the chancellor.” Read the full article HERE!