The Sunday Times has published an extract from a new book that sets out how former Labour Party Deputy Leader Tom Watson turned down an invitation to stand for the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2019 UK general election, held on Thursday 12th December.
Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson was successful in his search for a majority, gaining 48 seats to end up with 365. Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson lost her seat and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn resigned shortly after the election.
Former Labour MP Laura Pidock, who lost her seat at the 2019 general election, is having to repay £3,835.32 after an official investigation. … Read the full post »
Today our independent review of the general election has published its report. We asked for this to be frank, thorough and challenging – and it is. … Read the full post »
In the run-up to the 2019 general election, there was a lot of media and political excitement about an apparent surge in electoral registration and why that might be good news for Labour. … Read the full post »
Over 22,000 (yes, twenty-two thousand) submissions have already been made to the party’s independent review into the general and European elections. … Read the full post »
An impressive panel of 15 people is investigating the lessons from the general and European elections for the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
An in-depth study from the Reuters Institute into media consumption at the 2019 general election has found that people are changing how they consume their news much more than who they get it from. … Read the full post »
The Chair is Dorothy Thornhill, who was the elected Mayor of Watford for 16 years, leading a successful turnaround of the council’s administration and quality of services. … Read the full post »
Party members should now have received two emails with a link to the party’s initial election debrief survey. … Read the full post »
There’s a mistake being made by many of the Labour 2019 general election postmortems which the Liberal Democrats should learn from too. … Read the full post »