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Lib Dem MP 'told aide to destroy evidence of Cyril Smith's sex abuse': Candidate for party president accused of helping to cover up paedophile's abuse

  • Lib Dem presidency candidate alleged to help cover up paedophile’s abuse
  • Liz Lynne succeeded paedophile Cyril Smith as MP for Rochdale
  • Her aide claims to have taken notes of abuse allegations during phone call…
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Depression is a silent epidemic facing us.

Reader’s letter: ‘Depression is a silent epidemic facing us’

Nick Clegg’s promise at the LibDem Party Conference to put mental health ‘On the front page’ of his party’s next election manifesto is a welcome commitment and should raise the profile of mental health issues. 67 more words


Political Apologetics?

Insights into politics these days, by my own way of thinking, need to be brief and passionate pleas to positive action.  I had once held a small number of parties in contempt, not the least of which was the Conservative Party.   795 more words


UKIP could just be a protest vote for Canterbury

by Kat Skeates

After Douglas Carswell became the first UKIP MP, winning a seat in Clacton, Essex, the party nearly had a victory in Heywood and Middleton as well. 198 more words


Scottish referendum vote was a joy and a sorrow. Westminister can go back to smug complacency.

I  am delighted that Scotland is still part of our country.

I’m not the least bit bothered by Scot’s who curse “tha’ f**kin’  Anglish”, no more than other’s espouse similar epithets about other regions of the country. 137 more words