Tag Archives: douglas hogg

The LDV 2×2 Daily View (12/5/09)

Welcome to what’s intended to be a daily feature here on LDV: an early preview of the two big news stories of the day, and a click-though to two of the must-read Lib Dem blog posts just published. Each day a member of the LDV collective will take their turn to bagpipe fact into news*.

2 Big Stories

MPs’ expenses: paying bills for Tory grandees
The Telegraph has the most enjoyable schadenfreude story of the day, with the latest set of MPs’ expenses revelations this time focusing on the ‘estate-ocracy’ of Tory MPs. Particular faves include:

  • Douglas Hogg (aka 3rd Viscount
  • Posted in Daily View | Also tagged , , , , , , and | 1 Comment
    Advert



    Recent Comments

    • John Littler
      In this day and age, to grab people's attention among the populists you have to be harder hitting. Long detailed policies are not what the public want, even if...
    • Drew Durning
      My initial reaction to Ed's unilateral decision to announce we're not a rejoin party was just to instantly resign. The policy was only agreed at the last confer...
    • Caron LindsayCaron Lindsay
      @Nigel Lindsay - my comment about party strategists was a statement of fact, not an endorsement. Because my view is closer to yours. I think Sturgeon trying to ...
    • David Evans
      Barry, Somethings you have to accept, but others you have to campaign against because they are wrong. And a leader deliberately undermining the party and its m...
    • Katharine Pindar
      @ Peter Martin. Agreed, Peter, that paying out benefits does not take people completely out of poverty. We don't claim that, but merely that benefits should be ...