Sad news: Diana Maddock, member of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords and previously in the 1990s a Lib Dem MP has passed away. … Read the full post »
Alan Beith was the Liberal / Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Berwick 1973-2015.
He lost to Paddy Ashdown in the first for the leadership of the Liberal Democrats in 1988.
There were initial contacts between Labour leader Tony Blair and the Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown as early as 1993. … Read the full post »
The turnout of Liberal Democrat peers in the vote was relatively low as it happened at the same time as the Liberal Democrat House of Lords group was holding an away day out of London. … Read the full post »
Eight points are worth noting about the new Liberal Democrat peers and other honours – and one member whose views are embarrassingly misplaced. … Read the full post »
See the latest running tallies of which (ex) MPs are backing which candidate in the Liberal Democrat leadership race. … Read the full post »
Julian Huppert, former MP for Cambridge, announces his support for Norman Lamb MP to be the next Leader of the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
We’ll be talking about several of the liberal thinkers included in the booklet, saying a little about their lives and thoughts, and then drawing lessons from their thinking for the future direction of the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
Basically, if you’re in Glasgow and Norman Lamb isn’t in the room, the chances are you’ve got to the wrong venue by mistake. … Read the full post »
The idea of the modern Liberal Democrat party losing in 2015 is a predictable as Dan Hodges writing another dozen articles critical of Ed Miliband. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #44 looks at the 2015 general election, and why it’s wrong to think of it as a contest between Labour and the Conservatives. … Read the full post »