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During the week the Federal Executive agreed to support a series of proposals from the party’s Acting Returning Officer, David Allworthy, to relax the restrictions on campaign in party internal elections. To quote the paper put to the FE: These can be summed up in the following five areas: - the introduction of Acting Returning [...]
In November I blogged my suggestions for how the party’s internal election rules should be changed. In brief – fewer restrictions on candidates and voters being able to talk about the contests and who they support, more leeway for online campaigning and a series of steps to encourage more debate and discussion within the party about [...]
From the 1990s – and featuring a young Lembit Opik, not to mention David Allworthy – this video was produced to encourage Liberal Democrats to recruit more party members: Also available on YouTube here. Thanks to Pete Dollimore and Rob Fenwick for their help in rescuing this footage from an old and battered video tape.
Alongside the more important news of the election for Liberal Democrat Party President (congratulations Tim), today saw the count in elections for various party committees and bodies including the interim peers panel, in which I was standing. Having set the bar at being elected equalling a good result, getting 100 first preferences a strong result [...]