All the documents for the forthcoming Liberal Democrat conference in York are now published, including the previously missing conference reports booklet along with the detailed agenda and a consultation paper about how the Liberal Democrats are governed. … Read the full post »
Read about the Liberal Democrat Federal Appeals Panel (FAP) and its activities.
One for readers interested in the constitutional details of how the Liberal Democrats are run… … Read the full post »
In amongst the paperwork for the Autumn 2012 Liberal Democrat Conference in Brighton is the bundle of reports from various party committees and bodies. The idea of the reports, and the ability to question them, is a great one. The content of the reports can have a tendency, however, … … Read the full post »
In my detailed history of the Liberal Democrat ‘triple lock’ (the four-step system for agreeing major decisions such as entering into coalition government, as used in May 2010) I made a brief a reference to a Federal Appeals Panel ruling on it. The ruling had previously been shrouded in some obscurity (or, if you take … Read the full post »
On matters of policy and strategy, the Liberal Democrat conference is turning out to be rather more good-natured and unified than journalists were expecting/hoping. … Read the full post »
I suspect one of these topics is likely to be of wider interest than the other… but if you are interested in either putting a motion to conference about Lords reform (it’s a good thing and it’s a shame that so many Lib Dem peers are opposed to elections) or the Federal Appeals Panel (whose … Read the full post »