Mark Thompson is a Liberal Democrat blogger and is considered one of the top political bloggers in the political blogosphere. Mark reflects on how the coalition between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives has fared so far after a year and more in power. In his opinion, some of the defining moments of the coalition so far have been the AV vote and the issue of tuition fees. With himself as a blogger, Mark comments on how social media has affected politics and also looks to the future and casts his eye over what he thinks is still in store for the coalition government.
In this, the party political season, WinkBall will be speaking to the four main political parties and finding out their views. In the run up to the Liberal Democrat Conference this September in Birmingham, WinkBall are speaking to campaigners, activists, bloggers and party members and discovering their opinions. With the coalition now over a year old, we will be asking Liberal Democrats how they think the party has fared in coalition, what the future holds for the party, the importance of social media in politics and much more. WinkBall’s coverage will present a unique myriad of political opinion that is conveyed through the medium of online video.