Of course, I’ve never heard anyone rubbish policy decisions made by Liberal Democrat conference, so this is only of academic interest.
But I am an academic of sorts (Wednesday nights at City University).
Compare and contrast:
- The motion on the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) passed at Liberal Democrat conference last autumn, and
- The views of the cross-party Home Affairs Select Committee, just out.
You’ll find that pretty much everything the party called for in the autumn is now being called for by the cross-party group of MPs. Just goes to show the wisdom of conference…