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OxWAb selects Layla Moran

Congratulations to Layla Moran who has been selected by Oxford West & Abingdon Lib Dems as their new Parliamentary Candidate.

The Conservatives won the constituency by just 176 votes in the 2010 General Election and is one of the most winnable seats for the Lib Dems at the next election.

Layla’s selection comes just four days after the Lib Dems trounced the Conservatives in a district council by-election in Sunningwell & Wootton on a 17% swing.

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Over £6,000 raised online for Evan Harris

Regular readers of  my posts about online politics will know my scepticism of the extent to which online fundraising can work in the UK on the same scale as it does in the US (e.g. because there’s a different attitude towards supporting causes by giving money rather than time in the US and because in the UK campaigns, courtesy of their parties, usual start with a significant donor lists rather than having to create ones from scratch).

However, what it certainly can do is to catch a moment of enthusiasm and to make it easy to do that which would otherwise …

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    @ Richard Hall, How Britain voted. ( You Gov):- Conservatives - 39- leave 61 Labour- 65- leave 35 Lib dems - 68- leave 32 Green...
  • User AvatarRichard Hall 29th Mar - 9:29pm
    With respect Jayne Mansfield, it was a little of both. Cameron did send us down this path with the referendum, but Jeremy Corbyn has done...
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    There are a couple of important points I wish to make that I think shows the absurdity of the changes to these legislation but which...
  • User AvatarRichard Hall 29th Mar - 9:21pm
    We need the Liberal Democrats because this Labour opposition is going to continue to pander to its much ignored voters in the north of England,...
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    With respect, 'The Voice', it a not Jeremy Corbin who brought about this ( in my opinion) disastrous outcome but your coalition friend, David Cameron...