Technically born Beatrice Nancy Seear, but known by her middle name, Nancy Seear in her time was one of the most prominent female politicians for the Liberals and then Liberal Democrats, feared for her formidable grasp of detail. … Read the full post »
David Rendel (1949-2016) was the Liberal Democrat MP for Newbury from his famous by-election victory in 1993 until the 2005 general election. He was an enthusiastic supporter of electoral reform.
Former Lib Dem peer Lord Oakeshott (he of the controversial constituency polls and bodged anti-Clegg coup attempt) has given £300,000 to 30 Labour Parliamentary candidates up against Tories or Ukip, £300,000 to 15 Lib Dems and £10,000 to the Green MP Caroline Lucas. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #28 reports on the results of an important set of internal Liberal Democrat elections for bodies such as the party’s Federal Policy Committee (FPC). … Read the full post »
Three pieces of news on the selection front for the 2015 general election. … Read the full post »
In March the exceptionally popular David Walter lost his battle with cancer, and a memorial service is being held for him this week: Wednesday June 27th at 2pm at St Brides Church, Fleet Street EC4Y 8AU. … Read the full post »
Welcome to this live blog of the health debate at the Liberal Democrat federal conference. Updates added at the foot. … Read the full post »
The overall tenor of the Liberal Democrat strategy debate was more good-natured than might have been expected. … Read the full post »