The debates and disputes around the Liberal Democrats’ Bournemouth conference give a taste of what is likely to be a tricky process of drawing up the party’s manifesto for the 2010 general election. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2009 Liberal Democrat federal conference in Bournemouth below.
For more about Liberal Democrat conferences in general see Lib Dem conference: what you need to know.
The Liberal Democrat History Group meeting at Bournemouth conference, supported by The Guardian, looked at hung Parliaments and lessons from the past for the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
The former Liberal Democrat Chief Executive, Chris Rennard, gave one of the speeches at the party’s conference rally in Bournemouth. … Read the full post »
Ryan’s been warned to get extra bandwidth in, and here we go with the must-see session of conference: FE report, constitutional amendments and a special bonus of election regulation amendments too.
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It’s 5:30pm, and The Voice’s reporting team is ready to go. But inexplicably, Conference is still spending … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference unveils plans to increase the pay of Britain’s lowest-earning troops by £6,000. … Read the full post »
The crowds are flooding through the doors. The good news is that they are leaving the hall … because it’s a sure sign of a party’s financial state whether people are coming or going. Bad times: people come in. Good news: people leave.
The vote: motion is overwhelmingly carried.
Pete Dunphy summates on the motion: points out … Read the full post »
Tuesday morning sees the party’s pre-manifesto document, A Fresh Start for Britain, up for debate. It’s been a regular feature of recent Liberal Democrat conferences to have high-profile votes on tax and spend issues, and with the numerous announcements in the last few days, you might have expected the debate to feature another one.
However, this … Read the full post »
A round-up of more media coverage from the Liberal Democrat conference here in Bournemouth. … Read the full post »
Referring to the paper’s magazine-like layout, Jo Swinson says the policy paper “is a wee bit different … some people have even read it … Women want to feel happy, healthy and confident.” … Read the full post »
This morning a group of 10 bloggers interviewed Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg. … Read the full post »