How Paddy Ashdown tried to make cross-party cooperation work during his time as Liberal Democrat leader – and the lessons for contemporary politics. … Read the full post »
Read about the Liberal Democrat peer and former SDP MP and leader Lord Robert (Bob) Maclennan. He passed away in 2020.
There are two versions of 2019 which future historians of the Liberal Democrats may write about. One is about a party that was on the road to recovery… … Read the full post »
There were initial contacts between Labour leader Tony Blair and the Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown as early as 1993. … Read the full post »
It’s been another period of rapid growth for the readership of Lib Dem Newswire, with subscriber numbers nearly doubling already since January 1st. … Read the full post »
Astonishing ‘harassment and bullying’ row leaves entire Labour Party branch in Yorkshire suspended for over a year. … Read the full post »
Here’s a full chronology of the rise and fall of the SDP and its alliance with the Liberal Party through the 1980s. … Read the full post »