Jeremy Thorpe is one of those for whom the volume of coverage does not beget breadth of coverage, for nearly all coverage is drawn towards the one event. … Read the full post »
Read about the former Liberal Party leader, Jeremy Thorpe. He was MP for North Devon 1959-1979 and was party leader from 1967-1976.
Along with Duncan Brack I interviewed Jeremy Thorpe back in 2000.
February 1974 saw a big increase in the Liberal Party share of the vote. What are the lessons for the Liberal Democrats, currently seeking a similar level of recovery? … Read the full post »
Pratap (later Lord) Chitnis was the post-war Liberal Party’s first grassroots campaigning mastermind. … Read the full post »
Breaking news. Nearly. Jo Grimond is no longer leader of the Liberal Party. … Read the full post »
Boris Johnson on the overhead wire, not Ed Miliband with the bacon roll, is the modern parallel for Jeremy Thorpe. … Read the full post »
For a few astonishing days in March 1962, the Liberal Party led the Conservative and Labour parties in the opinion polls, the only time it had ever done so since polls were invented. … Read the full post »
Jeremy Thorpe was elected as leader of the Liberal Party in January 1967, at a time when the party’s support seemed to be stuck at no more than 10%. … Read the full post »