Daily View 2×2: 12 March 2010

Welcome to Friday – and Lib Dem Voice is already in Birmingham for the Liberal Democrats Spring Conference 2010.

If you’re coming too, make sure you join us for the Lib Dem Voice fringe meeting:

I’ll be chairing the discussion on how to Make authoritarian MPs pay at the ballot box, and we’ll be unveiling our new website which will help to do just that.

2 Must-Read Blog Posts

What are other Liberal Democrat bloggers saying? Here are two posts that caught my eye from the Liberal Democrat Blogs aggregator:

Spotted any other great posts in the last day from blogs that aren’t on the aggregator? Do post up a comment sharing them with us all.

2 Big Stories

MPs and peer invoke parliamentary privilege as they plead not guilty to expenses charges
From the Guardian:

Elliot Morley, David Chaytor, Jim Devine and Lord Hanningfield answered summonses at City of Westminster magistrates court to be charged with false accounting under the Theft Act.

Their cases were referred to Southwark crown court after lawyers for the men said the case was of “high constitutional importance” and they would be arguing their right for it to be heard by parliament.

Liberal Democrats launch policy for young people
From 24dash.com:

Liberal Democrat Spokeswoman for Youth and Equality, Lynne Featherstone today launched the party’s ‘Free to be Young’ policy paper.

Launching the paper at The Salmon Youth Centre in Bermondsey, the policy outlined how the Liberal Democrats will ensure that all young people have better access to after-school facilities, comprehensive support and training for those entering the workplace and legislation in place to stamp out homophobic bullying.

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