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 »
Born and raised in Wrexham to a Welsh-speaking family, Jane Dodds became leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats in 2017.
In 2019 she was selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Brecon and Radnorshire Parliamentary by-election, going on to win the seat with a 12% swing.
Jane Dodds is a fully qualified social worker and worked in the public sector for over 20 years as a child protection social worker.
Conservative MP Phillip Lee has today joined the Liberal Democrats, removing the government’s majority in the House of Commons. … Read the full post »
Alongside key staff appointments, Jo Swinson has also now revealed her first Shadow Cabinet line-up. Good to see both former leaders Tim Farron and Vince Cable take up substantive roles. … 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 »
A constituency opinion poll from Matt Singh of Number Cruncher Politics puts Liberal Democrat Jane Dodds on course to win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. … Read the full post »
We have a brilliant candidate in Jane Dodds who would make a fantastic addition to our growing Parliamentary Party. … Read the full post »
Janet Grauberg, a volunteer with the Camden Liberal Democrats local party, hosted a “Tea & Telephoning” session calling postal voters in Brecon and Radnorshire last weekend. … Read the full post »
The previously reported noises of a cross-party deal for the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election have culminated in… … Read the full post »