We are a political party which seeks to win elections. We are also a political movement which seeks to change society. We both need to win elections and to mobilise a grassroots popular movement in support of our vision for society. … Read the full post »
Read my posts featuring Liberal Democrat activist and one of the creators of the influential Community Politics philosophy, Gordon Lishman.
He was also Director General of Age Concern England, 2000-2009, and has stood in general elections in the 1970s, 1980s and 2010s.
The results of the Liberal Democrat federal committee elections are now in, and super-thanks to everyone who voted for me, electing me successfully to the Federal Board. … 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 »
David Cameron’s recent speech on European immigration is the latest in a series of desperate moves… … Read the full post »
Edition #53 of Liberal Democrat Newswire came out last week, looking at the problems with the current Liberal Democrat strategy and how to fix them. You can also read it below and for more on the party’s strategy, see the media appearance I did afterwards. Since #53 came out, the new slogan is creeping out more … Read the full post »
Fail to understand what happened in 1997 and why and you not only fail to understand British political campaigning but also, closer to home, fail to understand the roots of more recent events involving Chris Rennard. … Read the full post »
The democratic nature of the Liberal Democrats means that our elected Federal Policy Committee has the final say over what goes in the manifesto. … Read the full post »
Last year I published an infographic on what the Liberal Democrats are achieving in government, which proved a big hit. Now I’m producing a companion piece about the party’s beliefs. … 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 »
Lib Dem Newswire #27 is a special looking at the Liberal Democrat quest to find a compelling message about what the party is for and what it is achieving. … Read the full post »