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Oops. I missed out two MPs from my earlier update. Tessa Munt -@tessamunt – and Mike Crockart – CrockartMP – are also both on Twitter, bringing the number of Lib Dem MPs there up to 40. You can follow all the Lib Dem MPs on Twitter via this list.
Yesterday evening I headed over to Putney to hear the MP for Wells, Tessa Munt, talk about winning elections to Putney Liberal Democrats. As you would expect with Tessa, her talk was full of energy and enthusiasm. It also had a very emotional moment when she recalled how on the day she won her seat [...]
Good news on human rights: Lib Dems thwart Tory hopes of human rights convention withdrawal Decision will infuriate Tory rightwingers unhappy at what they believe is Strasbourg judges’ interference in UK rights Chris Rennard writes in The Guardian: Those seeking a fairer voting system may be rather more dismayed if the Guardian is correct that [...]
In July the Mail on Sunday reported allegations that Liberal Democrat MP Tessa Munt had falsely claimed a council tax discount. As the BBC now reports: Wells MP Tessa Munt has been cleared of allegations of falsely claiming a single occupier council tax discount. The Lib Dem has always denied any wrongdoing over newspaper allegations [...]
News from the Tim Farron campaign camp: Following the announcement by Vince Cable that he will be stepping down as Deputy Leader to concentrate on his new role as Secretary of State for Business, Tim Farron MP has been urged by colleagues to stand for the position of Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats. Commenting Tim said: “Having [...]