Earlier this week former Liberal Party leader David Steel announced he has left the Liberal Democrats and will be leaving the House of Lords. … Read the full post »
Cyril Smith (1928-2010) was originally a Labour politician and then Liberal / Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Rochdale 1972-92.
Earlier today the Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader Jo Swinson tweeted the former Liberal Party Leader and Liberal Democrat peer David Steel is facing investigation. … Read the full post »
Chris Radley, former cartoonist for the Social Democrat (the SDP’s weekly newspaper), was interviewed in 2003 about his work. … Read the full post »
A police investigation into claims that former Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith was released by officers after being found in possession of child abuse images has closed due to a lack of evidence. … Read the full post »
Edition #53 of Liberal Democrat Newswire came out last week, looking at the problems with the current Liberal Democrat strategy and how to fix them. You can also read it below and for more on the party’s strategy, see the media appearance I did afterwards. Since #53 came out, the new slogan is creeping out more … Read the full post »
The Daily Mail’s own obit for Cyril Smith mentions no allegations against him nor has any of the standard tabloid speak for giving a knowing nod and wink. … 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 »