The Access to Elected Office fund is being restored in order to help people with disabilities stand for public office. … 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).
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 »
Peering into the details and the patterns behind the Liberal Democrat performance in this May’s local elections, one intriguing political opportunity presents itself. The party did best in shire district elections up against the Conservatives. … Read the full post »