Liberal Democrat Newswire #86 includes a lesson from the 2005 general election about what happens if you don’t have a core votes strategy. … Read the full post »
Duncan Hames was the Liberal Democrat MP for Chippenham from 2010 until 2015. His time in Parliament included a stint as PPS (Parliamentary Private Secretary) to then party leader Nick Clegg.
Prior to winning election in 2010, Duncan Hames had stood in the Tottenham Parliamentary by-election, Watford (2001) and Westbury (2005).
He is married to Jo Swinson.
Liberal Democrat Newswire #84 came out last week, launching a new pamphlet from me about rebuilding the party, several special book discount offers for readers and the latest party news, including the recent mini-flurry of people resigning. … Read the full post »
Former Lib Dem MP Duncan Hames has been cleared of allegations that his election expenses did not properly account for the Liberal Democrat ‘battlebus’ during the 2015 general election. … Read the full post »
A batch of candidates have now been selected in seats formerly held by the party as part of the Liberal Democrat preparations for a possible 2016 general election. … Read the full post »
20 Conservative MPs have now been named as facing police investigations over their general election expense returns. … Read the full post »
See the latest running tallies of which (ex) MPs are backing which candidate in the Liberal Democrat leadership race. … Read the full post »
Julian Huppert, former MP for Cambridge, announces his support for Norman Lamb MP to be the next Leader of the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #66 looks at the 10 key factors in the Lib Dem leadership race between Norman Lamb and Tim Farron. … Read the full post »
More than 100 Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidates have signed a letter to the Guardian backing Tim Farron’s bid to succeed Nick Clegg as the party’s leader. … Read the full post »
Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft has now polled 38 Liberal Democrat held constituencies (counting Portsmouth South as Lib Dem held although its MP is now sitting as an independent) … Read the full post »