Tag Archives: martha kearney

David Steel responds to Cyril Smith allegations: “Idle gossip is not a basis for any inquiry at all”

Former Liberal leader Lord (David) Steel has responded on today’s BBC Radio 4 World at One to accusations that he failed to take seriously allegations levelled in 1979 by Private Eye magazine that Cyril Smith abused boys at a Rochdale hostel. You can listen to Martha Kearney’s interview with him here:

Posted in News | Also tagged and | 30 Comments

Nick Clegg grilled by Martha Kearney: Lib Dems “the voice of fairness” in government

Nick Clegg fared better than Ed Miliband in his pre-local election grilling today by Martha Kearney on BBC Radio 4’s World at One. You can watch the 18-minute interview here:

Posted in News and YouTube | Also tagged , and | Leave a comment
Advert



Recent Comments

  • Peter Hirst
    As we grow as children and develop our personalities we to a lesser or greater extent become intolerant of anything or anybody that is different from ourselves....
  • Matt Wardman
    @Caron Agree with you there. The last thing I have heard is that an investigation by the CQC (if that is the correct body to cite) has been welcomed. L...
  • Joe Bourke
    Marx believed in the Smithian labor theory of value but added an extended analysis of the relationship between labor and machines. Capital is composed of huma...
  • expats
    As an aside those actions 'demanded' to slow/reverse man's input to global climate change are the very same ones that will reduce overall pollution of land, sea...
  • Lorenzo Cherin
    Very reflective piece Caron. I would immediately look to a better facility if my child were there. Principles are nothing if avoided in practice. Either the ...