Weekly catchup 7th-13th April

Welcome to our once-a-week post pointing you to the best of posts from last week.

The London Mayoral election keep us busy in the comments this week. We changed our poll to ask who, if anyone, LDV readers would back for their second preference. Hot debate ensued there, as well as in the follow-up to a post from Peter David who let us know who he’d be backing and why it grated. We reported on the Newsnight mayoral hustings – and told you about the three Youtubers who put up Boris’s evasion. We also brought you Paddick’s latest party election broadcast and showed you his new website.

We celebrated the anniversary of Asquith’s becoming Prime Minister. We shared bizarre poll results showing Lib Dems loved Thatcher. We highlighted how low paid soldiers would suffer from Brown’s tax reorganisation.

Guest writers this week included Chris Black, with lessons for us all about running a website. Darrell Goodliffe wondered who exactly was sabotaging the 2008 Olympics.  Susan Gaszczak brought us a story about development agencies you may have heard about on Radio 4 last month.

We refused to consider re-opening the leadership election. Finally, we were amazed to find the Daily Mail writing about Cilla Black and Evan Harris… and siding with Evan.

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