For the latest edition of the Journal of Liberal History, I wrote up a report of our fringe meeting held at the party’s spring conference on the subject of Lords reform. … Read the full post »
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.
Party conference in Sheffield saw the publication of Delivering Localism, a pamphlet from the Liberal Democrat Local Government Association Group. … Read the full post »
Courtesy of Jonathan Wallace comes a video of Nick Clegg’s conference speech in Sheffield. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #4 is out: a special looking at the Liberal Democrat federal spring conference in Sheffield. … Read the full post »
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, wearing a Yes To Fairer Votes badge, closed the party’s Sheffield conference with a return to his theme of Alarm Clock Britain. … Read the full post »
The overall tenor of the Liberal Democrat strategy debate was more good-natured than might have been expected. … Read the full post »
Sunday morning’s emergency motion debate at the Liberal Democrat conference in Sheffield was on banking, moved by sometime Lib Dem Voice contributor Prateek Buch. … Read the full post »
Being introduced at a meeting or in a debate at Liberal Democrat conference as a “Minister” is still a plus point, often triggering a round of applause. … Read the full post »
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 »
Norman Lamb, moving the Federal Policy Committee report, talks of need for party to come up with strong and distinctive policies for second half of the Parliament. … Read the full post »