Recommended reading for Liberal Democrat councillors and local campaigners from the last seven days:
You’ve probably noticed there has been some news recently about News International ….. The story is changing by the hour, but here are some specific Lib Dem angles:
In The Guardan’s Comment is Free, Julian Astle writes: Phone-hacking scandal shows why Britain needs the Liberal Democrats
Here’s Nick Clegg’s speech on the future of the media in full (from Lib Dem Voice) and here’s the full text of a letter sent by Simon Hughes, Tim Farron and Don Foster to Rupert Murdoch.
Elsewhere in the news:
In local Government (all from the MJ):
James Morris MP: We mustn’t sub-contract “niceness” to the Lib Dems (Conservative Home)
And Friend’s of the Earth’s report on how we can halve the amount amount of waste we produce: Talking half as much rubbish