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Mark Pack
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The Electoral Commission has increased to 29 (from an initial 24) its tally of Returning Officers who failed to do their job properly in May.
The Electoral Commission has increased to 29 (from an initial 24) its tally of Returning Officers who failed to do their job properly in May.
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The government is set to announce "significant" changes to its planned rules on an in-out EU referendum.
The government is set to announce "significant" changes to its planned rules on an in-out EU referendum.
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A fascinating contemporary news reports on Richard Nixon's 1972 re-election campaign, complete with reference to a shredder for destroying documents.
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Back when he was Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott was an opponent of electoral reform for Westminster, so his conversion to the cause is sadly rather late in the day.
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An excellent talk from my former Blue Rubicon colleague Craig Elder on how digital campaigning helped the Conservatives win in May 2015.
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The following candidates (in alphabetical order) were elected to the ERS Council.
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As part of the consultation on the party's beliefs and values, the Federal Policy Committee (FPC) has published a set of essay from a range of people setting out their own thoughts.
As part of the consultation on the party's beliefs and values, the Federal Policy Committee (FPC) has published a set of essay from a range of people setting out their own thoughts. … Read the full post »
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Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake praises the benefits immigration brings to the UK.
Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake praises the benefits immigration brings to the UK.
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Sadly Jane Dodds didn't make it to Parliament in May, but great to see that's not stopped her campaigning zeal.
Sadly Jane Dodds didn't make it to Parliament in May, but great to see that's not stopped her campaigning zeal.
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The Liberal Democrat Federal Policy Committee is setting up a number of policy working groups, covering social security, privacy and security, and sex work.
The Liberal Democrat Federal Policy Committee is setting up a number of policy working groups, covering social security, privacy and security, and sex work.
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Much of the media when listing Knights and Dames puts all the Knights first, even though D comes before K in the alphabet. Putting more senior posts first is the norm of course, but unless you think men are more important than women, why break with the…
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Worker in digital communications, lecturer in journalism.
Introduction

Work at communications agency Blue Rubicon and lecture at City University, London.

Edit Liberal Democrat Newswire - the monthly newsletter about the Liberal Democrats.

Co-author, 101 Ways To Win An Election.

Eater of chocolate.

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Currently
Islington
Previously
Camden - York - Exeter - Tower Hamlets - Haringey
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Why I am standing in the Haringey by-election
www.libdemvoice.org

Two council by-elections have just been called in the Hornsey and Wood Green constituency. And – I’m pleased to say – I’ve been selected as

Don't let them drown
www.amnesty.org.uk

Thousands are dying in the Mediterranean trying to escape conflict. Tell EU leaders: #DontLetThemDrown

Parliamentarians “gorging” on a maximum of one and a bit chocolate bars ...
www.libdemvoice.org

You have to wonder who thinks up freedom of information questions like “How many chocolate bars do the catering outlets in Westminster sell?

Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #410
www.libdemvoice.org

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 410th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Li

No need to wait until polling day: we’ll know in April whether there wil...
www.theopen-road.com

Guest post by Mark Pack, Associate Director at Blue Rubicon With talk of hung Parliaments and slim majorities in the air (and filling up soc

To Tweet or not to Tweet - Business Matters
www.bmmagazine.co.uk

The three key questions C-suite executives should ask themselves about using social media

How do the safest Tory and Labour seats in the UK measure up to expectat...
www.theopen-road.com

When discussing politics it is easy to generalise issues and accept the stereotypes. We took a look at the safest Labour and Conservative co

DMR #20: Mark Pack - How to be a top political blogger
www.digitalmarketingradio.com

Where the world’s leading digital marketers share their top tips and strategies

Response to some of Calderdale Labour’s spin
jamesbaker.mycouncillor.org.uk

Labour have launched into a tirade against the Conservatives, Independent and Lib Dems on Calderdale Council. After losing control control o

The Summer of Bubble-Gum Nails
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

The summer of bubble-gum nails: that's how my husband has christened this summer's fashion for brightly coloured nails -- try soigne botaniq

Steve Webb writes… Lib Dems will write the pensions ‘triple lock’ guaran...
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For decades, successive Labour and Conservative governments allowed the state pension to decline after Margaret Thatcher broke the ‘earnings

Mayor used political position for personal gain
www.haringeyindependent.co.uk

The Mayor of Haringey has been found guilty of attempting to use her position in the council for personal gain.

Former Tory candidate urges Haringey residents to vote Liberal Democrat ...
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Labour’s record in running the Council in Haringey is not what you would call impressive. Despite charging the fifth highest Council Tax in

Haringey Mayor Sheila Peacock guilty of abusing position ‘for personal a...
www.tottenhamjournal.co.uk

Mayor of Haringey and veteran Labour councillor Sheila Peacock has been found guilty of trying use her powers of office to exert undue influ

Haringey Liberal Democrats | Labour’s pothole blitz failure-only a third...
haringeylibdems.mycouncillor.org.uk

Figures revealed by Haringey Liberal Democrats show that Labour's pothole blitz in Haringey has failed. Only a third of potholes reported be

Haringey Liberal Democrats | Haringey Liberal Democrats launch local ele...
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Haringey Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto and vision for the future of Haringey ahead of the local elections in 29 days. The

Austin Rathe talks to the Standard about the importance of political gee...
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The appointment of Obama’s strategist David Axelrod to advise the Labour Party has prompted the Standard to take a look at the digital opera

Jeremy Browne, South Korea and ‘Race Plan’
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Is Jeremy Browne really a secret lover of state intervention and a sceptic of free markets, believing in big state spending, government econ

Bakerloo line extension: Old Kent Road route becomes more likely
www.london-se1.co.uk

Southwark's ruling Labour administration has issued a tacit admission that its desire to see a future Bakerloo line extension to Camberwell

Avoid! Not only did they have a dreadful IT 'upgrade' in 2015, they handled the fallout in customer services very badly, continuing to promise remedial steps and response times that they kept on missing. If you read the experiences of other customers online, you'll see just how widespread their failure was. Oh, and the new IT system involves emailing out passwords in plain text to customers - a very insecure system.
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This hotel has been all over the news for fining guests who leave a bad review after visiting. Is that really the sort of hotel you'd want to visit?
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
One thing to watch out for that not many others have mentioned - it's pretty small inside and the seating is all very close together. Not somewhere for busy times or a discrete chat.
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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Judging by the spam text messages I've received from them, the management of the place isn't all it should be - and disappointing that even when I rang up to ask to be removed from their marketing database, the person I spoke to didn't seem to be that concerned about whether they were keeping to the law on SMS marketing or not (though he did promise to remove my number from their records).
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