Our first ever virtual Liberal Democrat federal conference kicked off today. Here are some of the highlights from what went down on day one. … Read the full post »
Born and raised in Wrexham to a Welsh-speaking family, Jane Dodds became leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats in 2017.
In 2019 she won the Brecon and Radnorshire Parliamentary by-election with a 12% swing but then lost the seat in the 2019 general election.
Jane Dodds is a fully qualified social worker and worked in the public sector for over 20 years as a child protection social worker.
Jane Dodds, winner of the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election in the last Parliament, has been re-elected leader of the Liberal Democrats in Wales. … Read the full post »
News of Liberal Democrat selections for the Clwyd West constituency (Welsh Senedd) and Edinburgh Central (Scottish Parliament) constituencies. … Read the full post »
The Welsh Liberal Democrats have announced that Tim Sly will contest the Wrexham constituency at the Senedd election next year. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson has updated and expanded her Shadow Cabinet line-up, adding roles for new MPs Luciana Berger, Sam Gyimah, Phillip Lee and Angela Smith along with some changes in the responsibilities of the others. … Read the full post »
Missed the rally at Liberal Democrat conference in Bournemouth? You can watch it online, including Tim Farron plugging a book, by-election winner Jane Dodds, future MP Laura Gordon, a host of Liberal Democrat MEPs, Guy Verhofstadt, Jo Swinson and latest recruit Sam Gyimah. … Read the full post »
Conservative MP Phillip Lee has today joined the Liberal Democrats, removing the government’s majority in the House of Commons. … Read the full post »
Welcome to the latest episode of Never Mind The Bar Charts, in which Stephen Tall and I discuss the two latest recruits to the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party, as well as lessons from Winston Churchill on when to hold a politician’s past against them. … Read the full post »
Two council by-elections on Thursday (following a City of London by-election on Tuesday), but the headlines will be dominated by the Parliamentary by-election in Wales. … Read the full post »
There are only a few days left to seize the opportunity to give the Liberal Democrats and the anti-Breixt cause another huge boost – by electing Jane Dodds in Brecon & Radnorshire … Read the full post »