Welcome to my day… 7 December

I made the mistake last week of suggesting that it would be a quiet day. Which, I suppose it was, at least until I was reminded that we’d had three pretty poor by-election results overnight and felt obliged to write something about them. It seems that there are still comments being posted…

I’ve checked this week, and there are no parliamentary by-elections to report. There have been six by-elections on principal authorities, however, and the results have been excellent so far, with gains in Vale of White Horse, Brentwood and St Austell, and a good hold in Sutton.

So, what have we got to look forward to today? Stephen Tall kicks us off with his views on coalition as a concept, which should draw some lively comment, and we’ll have some good news from Wales and from local government, plus reports from Europe and the Lords and some internal party news of interest to those amongst you who aspire to be Parliamentary candidates. We’ll also have some possibly controversial thoughts on one of the most knotty international issues currently. So, pop back from time to time, as there’ll be plenty to keep you entertained, amused and informed.

And anyway, we’re much more interactive than Ad Lib…

* Mark Valladares is today’s day editor, and Liberal Democrat Voice’s attack sea otter, in line with our published courtesy policy. Tough on clams, tough on the causes of clams…

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