Ukip’s leading councillor for Lincoln, Chris Pain, has been embroiled in a second scandal over his Facebook page, with another posting that appears to show him suggesting that asylum seekers are benefit-scrounging terrorists. … Read the full post »
Read about Liberal Democrat activist and MEP for North West England 1999-2014, Chris Davies.
Ouch, ouch, ouch: a very powerful and well made one-minute speech from Liberal Democrat MEP for North West England, Chris Davies. … Read the full post »
Earlier today, Liberal Democrat MEP Diana Wallis announced her resignation from the European Parliament, effective 31 January. … Read the full post »
Nick Clegg: “I have said for months that it would be best to avoid arcane debates about treaty change altogether and if we had to proceed down that road, it would be best to do so in a way that did not create divisions in Europe”. … Read the full post »
“Those were reasonable demands” is strong backing for the line Cameron has been taking and Nick Clegg has been supporting. … Read the full post »
Lib Dem MEP Chris Davies has spotted some rather odd entries in Nick Griffin’s expense claims from the European Parliament. … Read the full post »
Party business sessions are usually fairly thinly attended at party conference, except back in the days of disaster and near bankrupcy immiediately after the merger which formed the Liberal Democrats.
They can however play an important role, particularly where well chosen questions tease out information or get commitments on the record. James Graham’s question this morning about … Read the full post »
What do Bob Quick, Damian McBride and Den Dover MEP all have in common? They have all been caught up in a public scandal (security lapse, smears, expense claims). … Read the full post »
The Conservative MEP charged by David Cameron with ensuring the probity of expenses claims admitted last night to breaking the rules by channelling thousands of pounds of allowances into a family company. … Read the full post »