Alex Meredith

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In recent years panel shows and stand-up comics have turned banter into an art form.  It even has its own dedicated broadcaster – Dave.  The trouble is, it looks easy, but good banter amongst a panel of quick wits is difficult to pull off, especially on live TV.  For that reason, most politicians usually adopt the first rule of PR self-preservation – I am a serious person and therefore can not and… Read More

I know I’m in a minority of people who watch political speeches and amongst an even smaller number who get inspired by them.  To admit to being impressed by Nick Clegg puts me in a very narrow niche indeed. But despite being a little weary of the Glasgow conference I thoroughly enjoyed the leader’s speech. Clegg was clear, thoughtful and passionate.  He set out a vision of liberalism that was, to me… Read More