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Mark Pack
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A short but interesting report from Al Jazeera about the growing role for social media in Indian politics.
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An Infographic Exploration of Video Engagement, April 2014 from Shutterstock
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The latest quarterly update to my spreadsheet of opinion poll data from 1943 is now up at: You can also sign up on that page to get email notifications about future updates. Aside from another three months of…
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From the people who brought you that innovative roundabout and the unusual approach to health and safety, not to say the imaginative approach to road painting and the curious approach to picking the right person for the job, comes this cycle lane on…
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Bosses at Camden Unison have urged staff to be more cautious while using social media after a health and safety officer made a post on Facebook suggesting he supported Conservative MPs being beaten up by elderly ladies.
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Over on The Guardian there is a piece about how election law still hasn’t been properly updated to handle the internet age. Read down into the piece and you’ll find this: The Electoral Commission is not an official regulator for political campaigning and…
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A landlord whose property was illegally converted into 'cramped and substandard' flats, according to a council report, is a Labour candidate, getwestlondon can reveal.
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A neat idea: get people to tweet #BringDownTheKing by connecting up a machine that will topple a statue of the King if enough tweets are sent.
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To be done well across the country, digital campaigning isn't cheap, especially when you remember to factor in the costs in the 'hidden technology' such as the voter databases that underpin really successful use of the high visibility free tools like…
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Worker in digital communications, lecturer in journalism.

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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Austin Rathe talks to the Standard about the importance of political gee...

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’

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

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

The verdict of Philip Collins, chief speech writer for Tony Blair, on Ni...

Philip Collins uses his column in today’s Times to write something not often written on that paper’s pages (or anywhere else for that matter

Camden union officer criticised after calling for ‘old ladies to beat up...

Bosses at Camden Unison have urged staff to be more cautious while using social media after a health and safety officer made a post on Faceb

Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #370

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 370th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Li

The complete and utter list of Lib Dem MPs’ first tweets

There are currently 45 Lib Dem MPs on Twitter, according to this list curated by Mark Pack. Thanks to Twitter’s #FirstTweet website gizmo we

COMMENT: ‘Week in, week out, residents contact me in despair about the s...

Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone on standing up for the residents of the Noel Park Estate.

LibLink: Lynne Featherstone: In praise of civil servants

Lynne Featherstone, writing on her own blog, has given us a very interesting insight into the mechanics of Government and is full of praise

COMMENT: ‘Haringey Council can be run much more effectively with a few k...

Cllr Paul Strang, the Lib Dem’s spokesman for finance, outlines what his party would do differently.

Get the Facts: Student Finance

Stronger Economy, Fairer Society

Less Legislation? Yes Please

Initiativeitis - an ugly word for a regrettable phenomena. It is an often-criticised habit of government ministers of all parties always to

EXCLUSIVE: Multi-million pound bonus scandal at Homes for Haringey

An investigation is underway at Homes for Haringey (HfH) after it was revealed repairs staff had claimed more than £3.7million in bonuses in

Lynne Featherstone writes… Lib Dem action on tax helps to ease the cost ...

International Development minister Lynne Featherstone writes a monthly column for one of her local newspapers. Here is the latest one….. The

Two developments in Lynne Featherstone’s fight to stop Female Genital Mu...

Last week, there were two important developments in the fight to stop the abhorrent practice of female genital mutilation. This is a key pri

You’ve got to have a power pose to be successful in the office

Body language is important in the workplace. How are you going to get any respect around the office unless you have a power pose? The Vooza

Health services to receive £7.6million boost

Haringey will receive a £7.6 million funding increase for health services such as hospitals and walk-in centres, this year.

Haringey send man £147 council tax demand for home he hasn’t owned since...

A resident was left more than a little bemused after he received a demand for unpaid council tax for a flat he hadn’t owned for almost two d

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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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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