Liberal Democrat Newswire #86 includes a lesson from the 2005 general election about what happens if you don’t have a core votes strategy. … Read the full post »
Jenny Tonge was the Liberal Democrat MP for Richmond Park 1997-2005. She quit the party in 2016 after being suspended as part of a disciplinary investigation.
Former Liberal Democrat MP turned peer Jenny Tonge has quit the Liberal Democrats after being suspended by the party following a controversial meeting about Israel and the Middle East. … Read the full post »
The traditional pre-conference rally at Liberal Democrat conferences is more lively and informal than the main set piece speeches during conference, so expect even more football references than usual from Party President Tim Farron this evening. … Read the full post »
In theory, the launch of Liberal Left is something I should welcome as I’ve always thought that more and stronger party bodies make for a healthy party. … Read the full post »
Fourteen Liberal Democrat peers, including the former party Chief Whip Archy Kirkwood and the former interim Chief Executive Ben Stoneham, joined a successful rebellion in the House of Lords today. The vote, on part of the Welfare Reform Bill, was over the proposal to cut housing benefit payments from people who have spare bedrooms in … Read the full post »