Friday, October 21, 2011

Six of the Best 195

A Scottish Liberal brings the worrying news that Willie Rennie, leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, is employing an intern provided by an evangelical Christian group.

"Mental health is an issue that affects us all. One in four of us will experience some form of mental health problem and many more of us are indirectly, yet often profoundly, affected as friends or family members. But what we don’t often realise is how the daily lives of many people with mental health problems are blighted by the prejudice, ignorance and fear that surround them." Health minister Paul Burstow writes for Liberal Democrat Voice.

Lavengro in Spain explains why Greece will not leave the Euro.

"If the resignation of British Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP leads to anything, it should be this: a statutory register of professional political lobbyists in the UK that is backed up by a compulsory code of professional conduct, a move which should be mirrored by the introduction of compulsory registration and a legally binding code of practice for lobbyists in Europe," argues Chris Whitehouse on Public Service Europe.

Stumbling and Mumbling, rightly I think, suggests that we underestimate the extent to which the generations are foreign to each other.

Gerald Yorke, acolyte of Alesteir Crowley and later a sort of Buddhist missionary to Britain, played one first-class game for Gloucestershire, reveals County Cricket News.

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