No council by-elections this week, so a reminder instead of the excellent and important ALDC local election appeal for the May elections. … Read the full post »
Read about 2019’s big round of annual council elections, scheduled as usual for the first Thursday in May (2 May).
The EnAble Fund for Elected Office is intended to cover the additional financial costs associated with a disability or health condition that would otherwise prevent someone from seeking elected office. … Read the full post »
As previously trailed, new rules have now come into force to allow local election candidates to withhold their full address from publication on ballot papers. … Read the full post »
Another day trip to burn off those Christmas chocolate calories. Last time Peterborough, this time to Chelmsford. The Liberal Democrat team in Chelmsford has got great chances of big gains in May. … Read the full post »
I was off burning the Christmas chocolate calories in Peterborough today. Here’s why other Liberal Democrats should head there too if you haven’t yet, especially if, like me, you live in London. … Read the full post »
The Access to Elected Office fund is being restored in order to help people with disabilities stand for public office. … Read the full post »
Heading back from a fantastic Kickstart training weekend run by ALDC ahead of the local elections next year. With around 300 attendees, it was the largest ever of these training weekends, and with a great mix of old and new activists. … Read the full post »
During the week I went to speak at a Westminster Liberal Democrats event. The local party is typical of many across London which pose a particular opportunity/challenge (delete according to your mood) to the party. … Read the full post »
Evaluating the controversial voter ID pilots run during this May’s local elections, the Electoral Commission has recommended more testing next year.
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Yesterday I headed west out of London to take part in the latest Western Counties training day. I took the risk of trusting to my phone to tell me how to get from the station to the school being used via what looked a rather odd route. … Read the full post »