tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post3750570081412877790..comments2009-11-13T13:58:50.694ZComments on Tory Bear - right-wing political gossip: Lib Dem Shadow Cabinet Not RecognisedHarry Colehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05099597763862011749noreply@blogger.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-2016580412930423862009-11-13T13:53:12.266Z2009-11-13T13:53:12.266ZMy understanding is that the parliamentary authori...My understanding is that the parliamentary authorities have the final word on this matter. <br /><br />In 1999, when Wee Charlie Kennedy took over, they made a great big song and dance about using &#39;shadow&#39; titles, and were doing so quite inappropriately.<br /><br />But as of 2002, the parliamentary authorities switched tack, and started to allow them to use &#39;Lib Dem shadow cabinet&#39;, &#39;Lib Dem shadow home secretary&#39; titles, etc.<br /><br />So while it would be inappropriate for them to claim to be THE &#39;shadow&#39; cabinet, it is in all fairness quite reasonable for them to be the &#39;Liberal Democrat shadow cabinet&#39; since it&#39;s a fairly accurate job description of them shadwoing the cabinet from their point of view. <br /><br />And frankly, if they can be bothered with that mouthful, they&#39;re welcome to the title!Veritas, Veritas, the party for the vain and crassnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-91913471483497240992009-11-13T12:29:19.210Z2009-11-13T12:29:19.210ZGoogle &quot;French military victories&quot; and h...Google &quot;French military victories&quot; and hit I&#39;m Feeling Lucky. :PGreenKeanehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11134422616153941386noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-88793393850151613862009-11-13T12:17:55.274Z2009-11-13T12:17:55.274ZThe same applies when you google Liberal Democrat ...The same applies when you google Liberal Democrat policiesBlue-eyed Boyhttps://strangersbar.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.com