Following his death, London Region Liberal Democrats created in Lord Avebury’s memory a fund to support election candidates from under-represented groups. … Read the full post »
Eric Lubbock was Liberal MP for Orpington from winning it in a famous Parliamentary by-election in 1962 until the general election of 1970.
As Lord Avebury he subsequently served in the House of Lords as a Liberal peer from 1971 until his death in 2016.
Pratap (later Lord) Chitnis was the post-war Liberal Party’s first grassroots campaigning mastermind. … Read the full post »
Very sad news about an indefatigable campaigner who played a key role in the party over many years. … Read the full post »
For a few astonishing days in March 1962, the Liberal Party led the Conservative and Labour parties in the opinion polls, the only time it had ever done so since polls were invented. … Read the full post »
November was the month of the missing Conservatives. In vote after vote they didn’t show up. … Read the full post »