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Opinion: Why Lib Dems should hot-foot it to Sefton Central

Don’t be put off by the train station sounding Sefton Central – the news that Claire Curtis-Thomas, once dubbed the UK’s most expensive MP, is standing down should signal a re-evaluation of the Liberal Democrats chances in this new seat.

No-one is surprised by Ms Curtis-Thomas’s decision as she has gone from being the country’s most expensive MP to one of the most inactive. I have been the prospective Parliamentary candidate for two years, and in that time there has only ever been reactive responses from the Labour camp. In terms of literature, the only thing that has hit …

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  • User Avatarjayne Mansfield 23rd Jul - 5:15pm
    @Richard Underhill, It was I that made the above post. I am sorry, if people thought you are posting to yourself!
  • User Avatarjayne Mansfield 23rd Jul - 5:11pm
    @David Raw, The last post was from me, not Richard Underhill. It is comforting to know that technology suffers some of the same glitches as...
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 23rd Jul - 5:08pm
    @ David Raw, Thank you for providing the context. My estimation of Jo Grimond as a politician has just gone back up.
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 23rd Jul - 4:59pm
    Enjoy your well earned break! :) We need more recognition for the work that the Lib Dem Voice editors do, including past editors.
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 23rd Jul - 4:40pm
    @ Jayne Mansfield and Joe Bourke on quoting Jo Grimond : Yes Jo did say, "‘A great deal of government expenditure today is not helping...
  • User AvatarJohnM 23rd Jul - 4:37pm
    Enjoy Caron, Switch off and spray the Midges with gin :)