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How would you use £600? Last night’s Liberal Democrat Party Election Broadcast

Last night’s Party Election Broadcast by the Liberal Democrats concentrated on the significant raising of the tax threshold that comes in this month. The “stronger economy in a fairer society enabling everyone to get on in life” mantra was repeated heavily. The work of local Liberal Democrat councillors in creating jobs and protecting services was also mentioned.

The Broadcast had earlier been trailed to members in an email from Elizabeth Jewkes, the party member who had proposed its inclusion in the manifesto. She said:

Just a few years ago, in 2009, I attended our conference in Bournemouth as an ordinary party member

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Brian Paddick’s Mayoral Election Broadcast – If I were Mayor

This Election Broadcast by Brian Paddick and the London Liberal Democrats has just been shown on the BBC. Even from 400 miles away, it’s blatantly obvious to me that Paddick is the most professional and capable candidate for mayor. What impresses me most is that he is innately liberal in his approach, hence the mention of abuse of stop and search powers. He knows how to keep people safe without trampling all over your civil liberties.

Enjoy!

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  • Martin
    Alec Macfie raises a very important point about turnout, which links to my comments about electoral legitimacy. Voting in an election that is spurned by major ...
  • theakes
    Peter Martin, History shows you are probably incorrect, Eastbourne displayed that 30 years ago. High turnout and heavy Lib Dem gain. ....
  • John Marriott
    @Mark Vallarades The “Québec libre” quote comes, of course, from President Charles De Gaulle. On a state visit to Canada on the pretext of visiting the Mo...
  • expats
    Every N.I. businessman and trade organisation interviewed by BBC/ITV/CH4/SKY seems happy with the latest EU offer,,An offer made after their negotiator had spen...
  • Alex Macfie
    Marco: Yes, I think you have been watching too many TV series. If tht sort of thing were happening then it would indicate deep-seated problems with our politica...