I fear what will happen instead is that there will correctly be much effort to implement the recommendations of the Morrissey Report and ancillary reviews, but that it will then stop there – rather than the party also learning these four other lessons too. … Read the full post »
Read below about the Liberal Democrat special conference called but then cancelled in 2015 over the election of former Chief Executive Lord Chris Rennard to the Liberal Democrat Federal Executive (FE).
For more about Liberal Democrat conferences in general see Lib Dem conference: what you need to know.
“I do not believe it is in the interests of the party for Chris to take up his position on the Federal Executive” – Tim Farron. … Read the full post »
More than the necessary 200 signatures have been gathered and the party’s Federal Conference Committee (FCC) has started planning for holding the special conference. … Read the full post »
Caron Lindsay has blogged the message Lib Dem President Sal Brinton has sent to members of the Federal Executive (FE). … Read the full post »
The immediate reaction of some Liberal Democrat activists angered at the decision by Lib Dem peers to elect Chris Rennard as their representative on the Federal Executive has been to say ‘we should abolish peer reps on these committees’. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrat group in the House of Lords has, to widespread surprise, elected Chris Rennard to represent it on the party’s Federal Executive. … Read the full post »