Announcing the new Lib Dem spokespersons team, which features two former leaders in the form of Tim Farron and Ming Campbell, current party leader Vince Cable said… … Read the full post »
Read about the Liberal Democrat peer and former member of the Greater London Authority, Dee Doocey.
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 »
Figures show that Met officers took 1,497 business class flights in the last financial year at a cost to the taxpayer of £2,675,768. … Read the full post »
The Press Association reports the latest news on a case taken up by Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member Dee Doocey and others at the time: Lawyers say a teenager wrongly stopped by police from taking photographs at a public event in a town centre has been compensated. [Police officers had] prevented Jules Mattsson – then … Read the full post »
Exhibit A: “I hear from a well-placed source that the list of peers, with about 55 names from across the party spectrum, will be published on Wednesday 1 December.” The list was published on Friday 19 November with 54 names from across the party spectrum, so not bad at all. Exhibit B: “A normally astute … Read the full post »
A party news release brings the message:
Dee Doocey, the Liberal Democrat London Assembly policing spokesperson and member of the MPA, has today called for the Met to address its poor record of meeting requests by innocent people for the deletion of their DNA records held on a national database.
At present only 24% of the requests … Read the full post »
From The Pink Paper:
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, will not be entering the Greater London Authority as a candidate for Stonewall’s annual Top 100 employers list, PinkPaper.com can reveal.
The news comes as a surprise considering that the authority – which is based at City Hall – was ranked second in 2008 and third in 2009.
The … Read the full post »
Labour’s hold of Enfield and Haringey and gain of Brent and Harrow London Assembly seats are striking results at a time of Labour defeats in so many other places. … Read the full post »
Here are the Lib Dem GLA list selection results for the 2008 London elections. … Read the full post »