One of the speakers in the Lords reform debate at Liberal Democrat conference was former party leader Ming Campbell, who not only backed the plans for elections to a reformed upper house but also directly addressed the Lib Dem peers who have been talking of opposing the introduction of elections. … 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.
Steve Webb, speaking to Lib Dem conference revealed a rather worrying statistic about himself. … Read the full post »
When the introduction to a politician’s speech starts with a black and white photo of them looking serious, you know there’s a sombre message coming. … Read the full post »
Tuesday lunchtime at Liberal Democrat conference saw me speaking at an IPPR fringe meeting on what the Liberal Democrat future strategy should be. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat conference has been a lot about what won’t happen or isn’t the case. Much less so about what the party is for. … Read the full post »
See what happened on Tuesday in Birmingham at Liberal Democrat conference and find out what to watch out for today, Wednesday. … Read the full post »
This lunchtime I was one of the speakers for an IPPR fringe meeting at Liberal Democrat conference, talking about what we can learn from John Prescott. … Read the full post »
The public’s attitude towards gloomy politicians is a curious one: only too happy to mock politicians who only talk up the positive but also… … Read the full post »
Tim Farron is the Lib Dem Parliamentary Party’s best funny speechmaker (though I’d pay good money to see him head-to-head in a laugh off with Alistair Carmichael). … Read the full post »
Here is what happened on Monday in Birmingham at Liberal Democrat conference and what to watch out for today, Tuesday. … Read the full post »