Read about the 2011 Liberal Democrat federal conference in Sheffield below.

For more about Liberal Democrat conferences in general see Lib Dem conference: what you need to know.

Political

Devolving power to local government: the record in government

Party conference in Sheffield saw the publication of Delivering Localism, a pamphlet from the Liberal Democrat Local Government Association Group. … Read the full post »

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Political

Disability Living Allowance and NHS motions: the aftermath

There’s a common theme to the party’s official reactions to both the Disability Living Allowance (Mobility Component) and health reform motions being passed at conference today. That is to welcome the party staking out its own views on the issues, even where they clearly contradict those of Conservative ministers, and for two reasons. First, it … Read the full post »