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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 AvatarDavid Evans 27th Nov - 3:42pm
    I'm afraid Nick is the problem. His decisions on Tuition Fees, NHS reform, Secret Courts, "an end to broken promises" etc have made him massively...
  • User AvatarAC Trussell 27th Nov - 3:39pm
    He is a Liberal Democrat so the public will not be informed. The Media only report negative or nothing from the Lib/Dems. Its been a...
  • User AvatarAnders 27th Nov - 3:37pm
    @Moggy are the people you've spoken to people who actually know the constituency? My sense is that Nick is much more than 3% ahead and...
  • User AvatarAmalric 27th Nov - 3:37pm
    It would be lovely to have an edit function. My mistake when I wrote 48 months I meant 24 months.
  • User AvatarRichard Dean 27th Nov - 3:34pm
    I agree that "social cohesion, the price of housing, the ability to get a job ... make a difference." And that immigration doesn't adversely affect...
  • User AvatarMoggy 27th Nov - 3:29pm
    Seeing as though everyone I speak to didn't think Clegg had a snowball's chance in hell of holding his Sheffield seat, this seems rather better...