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Tuesday, 19 September, 2006

  • Newsnight
  • 19 Sep 06, 06:03 PM

thailand_203.jpgMilitary coup in Thailand; pictures of Kurdish soldiers being trained by Israelis in Northern Iraq; and Sir Menzies Campbell on his day at conference.

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Campbell or Kennedy?

  • Newsnight
  • 19 Sep 06, 12:25 PM

campbellkennedy_203.jpgCharles Kennedy is to address the Liberal Democrats’ conference today and is expected to get a warm welcome.

Meanwhile, current leader Sir Menzies Campbell has won a vote on plans to scrap the party’s commitment to a 50p top tax rate.

Mr Campbell has said he’s not concerned about being overshadowed by Mr Kennedy today, but should he be? Many party members are still unhappy about the way Charles Kennedy was ousted nine months ago, and a recent poll suggested that twice as many members would prefer to see Mr Kennedy resume the leadership role than Mr Campbell.

So, does Ming have more than just tax to worry about?

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