Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Iain Dale’s (biased) 2008-9 Guide to Political Blogging in the UK

As usual, I won’t be taking part in this charade (or anything else this old fraud is behind). But this year, it looks like I’ll have some company: Bob Piper – Why I won’t be voting in Iain Dale’s poll … Continue reading

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The new ‘Iraq + 9/11′

Chicken Yoghurt – Check on delivery: There’s a small but significant difference between the transcript of the speech Gordon Brown made to the Knesset today and what he actually said… Is this how he plans to later get away with … Continue reading

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Your opportunity to watch an event from start to finish

As I have a keen interest in greater political transparency and openness (some have even criticised me for being ‘obsessed’ about it), I have applied to become a member of the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics. They were allowing anyone … Continue reading

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Sgt Streetwise

If you thought Life on Mars was awesome, prepare to be outcooled. Unparalleled excitement and drama awaits you after the fold, with the (partial) adventures of Sgt Streetwise!

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Guido’s busted flush

Unity – Say goodbye to the Sith…: As I expected all along, Guido’s ‘crusade’ against the Smith Institute has turned out, on publication of the Charity Commission’s Inquiry Report, to be pretty much a busted flush. Overall, the Smith Institute … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries, Media Intelligence Partners and your money

I’m a busy guy (I’m currently trying to explain SEO in a way that a child can understand… long story), but happily this one’s a slam dunk, and little-to-no-effort is required to explain it: – 1. Right to Know: 1st … Continue reading

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The Parliamentary Resources Unit (PRU) scam

The Conservative Party owes taxpayers 2 million pounds and change, and I mean to collect. Please note that the above is a preliminary figure. How soon I get to an exact figure depends on the PRU’s willingness to be transparent. … Continue reading

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Proof that my kids are more mature than some ‘leading’ bloggers

From the end-of-term report for a 10-year-old I’m very proud of:

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JibJab: It’s time for some campaignin’

Send a JibJab Sendables® eCard Today! Top stuff from JibJab. As with their 2004 offering, they play no favourites and pull no punches as they cut, slice, dice and mash their way through the main players in the race for … Continue reading

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Anne Milton, Parliamentary Liaison Services (PLS) and Palace Computing

Times – Tory MPs’ use of staff budgets to pay for PR advice ‘against rules’: MPs are paying up to £10,000 from their staffing budgets for services from public relations firms in an apparent breach of Parliamentary rules, The Times … Continue reading

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