What are the best questions to ask at a party leadership hustings? And what answers should get the alarm bells ringing? Read Liberal Democrat Newswire #139 to find out. … Read the full post »
Read about the contest to succeed Jo Swinson as Liberal Democrat party leader, held after she lost her seat at the 2019 general election.
The contest was originally due to be held in May-July 2020, but was postponed due to coronavirus and held instead in June-August.
Liberal Democrat MPs Ed Davey and Layla Moran will be the two candidates contesting the latest Liberal Democrat leadership contest, the party has confirmed. … Read the full post »
This re-run of Episode #10 of Never Mind The Bar Charts features an interview with Tim Farron, including his advice for the next Liberal Democrat leader. … Read the full post »
Yes, my time as an obscure political quiz question answer is drawing to a close, as this latest press release from the party indicates. … Read the full post »
Here’s a message from party HQ about an important email going out to party members on Wednesday, 24 June. … Read the full post »
From my last mini-survey come promising signs of party members being more engaged with the current leadership contest than the last one. … Read the full post »
I’ve talked often enough in the past about the problems with Liberal Democrat hustings, especially in all-member ballots such as for party leader. … Read the full post »
What makes for a successful opposition party? How much of that success is down to the leader? How much does policymaking matter in opposition? … Read the full post »
I teamed up with the Lib Dem Pod crew for another special joint episode, with John and Richard grilling me about what’s going on in the party. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrat MP for St Albans has issued a statement saying she won’t be running for party leader in the contest starting this June. … Read the full post »