Back at the Autumn 2011 Liberal Democrat conference in Birmingham, former party leader Paddy Ashdown talked about the biggest failure of his political career. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2011 Liberal Democrat federal conference in Birmingham below.
For more about Liberal Democrat conferences in general see Lib Dem conference: what you need to know.
I blame Julian Huppert, obviously. Or possibly Daisy Benson. Or perhaps the photographer. Or the inventor of Photoshop. … Read the full post »
You can now watch again in full one of the best fringe meetings from the party conference, which saw Paddy Ashdown, Shirley Williams and the then Guardian editorial writer Julian Glover launch a new history of the party and its predecessors. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #12 brings you analysis and the full text of Nick Clegg’s speech to Liberal Democrat conference in Birmingham. … Read the full post »
I do wonder how much attention Martin Kettle paid to the Liberal Democrat conference this year. … Read the full post »
Any Conservative, including Iain Dale, who attends the Liberal Democrat conference remarks how impressed they are with the mere fact the conference is where party members openly and robustly confer on policy. … Read the full post »
There has been for quite a few years a big gap between talk of Community Politics in the Liberal Democrats when it comes to booklets or conference debates and the actual operation of the party and its members. … Read the full post »
Chairing the two Liberal Democrat Voice fringe meetings at Liberal Democrat conference, I threw in a fun final question at both… … Read the full post »
During Liberal Democrat Conference, the BBC’s Politics Show did a piece about the gay blood donor ban (partly lifted but with Lib Dems calling for further steps). … Read the full post »
As I wrote in the immediate aftermath of Nick Clegg’s conference speech, the party was much better at saying what it was not and what it was against – not the Conservatives, not unhappy, against tax cheats, against overpaid under-performing company directors and so on – than what it was for. In theory the answer … Read the full post »