Three-quarters of Lib Dem manifesto becoming government policy – independent research

Sunday’s Politics Show featured the results of research by independent academics into how each party in the Coalition Government is doing at getting its polices enacted.

The conclusion? Three-quarters (75%) of the Liberal Democrat manifesto is being turned into government policy, compared to noticeably less (60%) of the Conservative manifesto, as illustrated in this screenshot:

Politics Show screenshot

(For a sample of those Lib Dem policies being put into action see the excellent site What The Hell Have The Lib Dems Done?)

Conservative blogger Tim Montgomerie and Lib Dem blogger and Federal Policy Committee (FPC) member Linda Jack were both interviewed to discuss these results and other aspects of the coalition’s future:

More talk on coalition and electoral reform

I was also on the BBC yesterday talking about the future of the coalition on The Westminster Hour, with Tim Montgomerie again and, for Labour, Hopi Sen. You can listen again here.

As if that wasn’t enough for bloggers on the BBC, a few hours earlier, I had been over in the BBC studiosĀ talking AV with Shane Greer:

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  • Is there a link to the original report with the details of the 75% vs 60% figure?

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