Edging Labour by just a singe point in Lord Ashcroft’s constituency polling from January, government minister and serial fibber Simon Hughes seems to have hit upon a novel way to maximise the political utility of old campaign signs — painting over the bit which mentions the Lib Dems! Spot the Difference! Before, "Simon Hughes & the Liberal Democrats". […]

Scrapbook reported in January on the complete absence of Nick Clegg in one particular leaflet going out in his own constituency — and it seems his Lib Dem colleagues aren’t enthused either. With the crowd-sourced website ElectionLeaflets.org re-launched for the short campaign, a trawl of new Lib Dem leaflets conducted by the site’s operators failed to uncover a single […]

With supporters of Nick Clegg saying loudly that a damaging poll in his constituency does not take into account past voting intention, a re-weighting of the Survation/Unite survey data by Scrapbook suggests he is still trailing Labour by three points. Challenged on his LBC show the Lib Dem leader blustered: “This poll is such utter, utter bilge The 10-point lead for Labour briefed to […]