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Mark Pack
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Over the weekend I reported on complaints about the Green Party’s proxy voting campaign in Brighton, handing out forms pre-completed with the names of Green Party activists in apparent breach of the Electoral Commission Code of Conduct’s provisions…
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Liberal Democrat Newswire #62, the latest in my weekly general election specials, came out at the start of the week.
Liberal Democrat Newswire #62, the latest in my weekly general election specials, came out at the start of the week.
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See how the Liberal Democrats are helping keep government sensible.
See how the Liberal Democrats are helping keep government sensible.
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Once again, the data shows huge interest in participating in our democratic system.
Once again, the data shows huge interest in participating in our democratic system.
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Spending away a few moments on a doorstep whilst doing postal voter knocking up for Lynne Featherstone...
Spending away a few moments on a doorstep whilst doing postal voter knocking up for Lynne Featherstone... … Read the full post »
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Here are the latest national voting intention figures from each of the main pollsters. To put the numbers into longer context, take a look at my database of polling figures going back to 1945, which is updated quarterly.
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Is this a first? On the doorstep today a lady told me about some friends of hers who are so keen on me as a councillor that for Christmas...
Is this a first? On the doorstep today a lady told me about some friends of hers who are so keen on me as a councillor that for Christmas...
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Nick Clegg calls for change of strategy in Mediterranean with "much more aggressive" action against human traffickers after recent tragedies.
Nick Clegg calls for change of strategy in Mediterranean with "much more aggressive" action against human traffickers after recent tragedies.
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Similar in many ways to John Wyndham's earlier The Day of the Triffids, The Kraken Wakes also involves another lifeform causing catastrophe for humanity, with by the end society struggling to survive and rebuild.
Similar in many ways to John Wyndham's earlier The Day of the Triffids, The Kraken Wakes also involves another lifeform causing catastrophe for humanity.
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Read the new Electoral Commission's guide to doubtful ballot papers, including examples using the new design of ballot papers introduced for this election.
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5pm Tuesday 21 April: that's the deadline for making a new postal or postal proxy vote application.
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First there was the leaflet Labour had to put out in Leeds North West, apologising for making a false statement about Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland.
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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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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...
www.libdemvoice.org

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...
haringeylibdems.mycouncillor.org.uk

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...
www.libdemvoice.org

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’
www.libdemvoice.org

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

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

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 - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
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).
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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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
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago