As you may gather, I'm no fan of such occasions. But as I was co-presenting the Lib Dem administration's budget, I had little choice but to endure the whole seven hours from start to finish.
- You can read my speech proposing the Lib Dem administration's budget here.
- You can read all about Labour and the Greens' decision to ramp-up park-and-ride charges here.
- And you can read all about the deal the Lib Dems and Greens eventually struck here - including meeting the Lib Dem pledge to keep Council Tax down.