Back for its fifth year is my Liberal Democrat conference fringe meeting league table, showing how many fringes each MP will be speaking at. … Read the full post »
Andrew Stunell was the Liberal Democrat MP for Hazel Grove 1997-2015. Later in 2015 he joined the House of Lords as a life peer.
He was the Lib Dem Chief Whip in the House of Commons 2001-6 and in 2010-12 he was a minister in the Department of Communities and Local Government.
Andrew Adonis’s 5 Days in May, his book about the May 2010 coalition negotiations following the general election, is very much one of two halves. … Read the full post »
Andrew Adonis’s account of the days after the public voted in a hung Parliament in 2010 have already received a rightful savaging by Andrew Stunell. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #32 looks at who the winners in the Liberal Democrats are from Mike Thornton’s Eastleigh by-election success. … Read the full post »
Fairer taxes, crack down on tax avoidance, an emphasis on the mansion tax and a low-key, getting on with the work in hand delivery: that’s Danny Alexander’s conference speech in a nutshell. … Read the full post »
Back for its fourth year is my Liberal Democrat conference fringe meeting league table, showing how many fringes each MP will be speaking at. … Read the full post »
Ahead of the reshuffle, I posted four criteria against which the Liberal Democrat part of the shuffling should be judged. Now nearly all the details are in, how does it look? … Read the full post »
Interesting and welcome email from Jo Swinson today, in her role as chair of the Liberal Democrat Federal (i.e. UK) Policy Committee, asking for views on how to encourage job creation and growth. … Read the full post »
The drastic, dramatic and painful option: Clegg says the Liberal Democrats need David Laws’s expertise and media savvy at the heart of economic decision making, restoring him to Chief Secretary to the Treasury. … Read the full post »
A government reshuffle has long been penned in for 2012, the middle year of this Parliament. … Read the full post »