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Opinion: 2013′s banana skin?

Banana skin - Some rights reserved by purplemattfishThe LibDem Voice end of year survey gives us, as usual, much food for thought.

Net approval of the coalition’s record is down to 14% from 41% a year before. “Three big hits seem to have been responsible: first, the row over the NHS Bill; secondly, the omnishambolic March budget; and thirdly, the collapse of Lords reform”.

What issues might derail us this year? One is slowly poisoning our society, and with it the claims of the Liberal Democrats to be a party of fairness.

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  • User AvatarAllan 21st Aug - 8:58pm
    Perhaps John thinks that iScotland may give him a better chance of being elected, I sincerely hope the Scottish remain with us not because they...
  • User AvatarNorman Fraser 21st Aug - 8:50pm
    I actually think it's pretty clear why John has decided to vote Yes. Like many Scots he has looked at what the current coalition government...
  • User AvatarDavid-1 21st Aug - 8:35pm
    I hardly put it past the English population to support a whole raft of regressive, vengeful anti-Scottish measures if the Yes vote should win (which,...
  • User AvatarTim13 21st Aug - 8:28pm
    Psi No need to resort to sarcasm! I was trying to draw in a few words a summary of what I meant by it. I...
  • User AvatarLiberal Neil 21st Aug - 8:05pm
    I think John's argument is a reasonable one, and more honest and coherent than the Yes campaign's.
  • User AvatarJohn Barrett 21st Aug - 7:58pm
    Alex - One of the reasons I did not submit the article to Lib-Dem voice was exactly because I feared that might happen.