Reactions in the party to the news that both Plaid and Renew may be backing Jane Dodds and the Liberal Democrats in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election have included quite a few mocking comments. … 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.
Confirmation that there will be a Parliamentary by-election in Brecon and Radnorshire following the successful recall petition against Chris Davies MP has been quickly followed by candidate speculation. … Read the full post »
The recall petition in Brecon and Radnorshire has been successful, triggering a Parliamentary by-election. … Read the full post »
Conservative MP Chris Davies has now pleaded guilty to two charges of false expense claims. … Read the full post »
Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds has been selected to be the party’s Westminster candidate for Brecon & Radnorshire, a constituency that may be facing a Parliamentary by-election. … Read the full post »
Former Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has been re-selected as the Welsh Liberal Democrat Westminster candidate for Ceredigion. … Read the full post »
The Welsh Liberal Democrats have announced Ryan Jones as their candidate for the Newport West Parliamentary by-election on April 4th. … Read the full post »
Complete with the trailed reference to an erotic spasm (not a plug for his recent novel but rather a reference to the pleasure some got from voting Leave), changed to “exotic” when delivered, Vince Cable gave his autumn conference speech – perhaps his last such as party leader – today. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #112 came out last week, looking at the Lib Dem performance in the 2018 local elections. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #107 includes gift suggestions, tips on ways to get involved (further) with the Liberal Democrats, why Nick Clegg wasn’t more successful, how to win the European debate, an addictive Brexit bus game and more. … Read the full post »