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 »
Read about Liberal Democrat MP and party leader, Jo Swinson. She was a Member of Parliament from 2005 to 2015, serving in the coalition government, lost her seat in 2015 and then won it back in 2017. Later that year she became Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats and in 2019 she became the leader of the Liberal Democrats.
She is the author of Equal Power and how you can make it happen, published in 2018.
The Liberal Democrats have appointed Mike Dixon as the party’s Chief Executive. He joins from his current position as Chief Executive of Addaction, a mental health, drug, alcohol and young persons charity. … Read the full post »
The elections are now underway for the next President of the Liberal Democrats, as well as key federal party committees and other posts. … Read the full post »
Wishing everybody celebrating Rosh Hashanah a happy, peaceful and joyous celebration. Shana Tova! – Jo Swinson … Read the full post »
We’ve got a huge opportunity to build a mass, liberal campaigning movement, one which can help us continue to rejuvenate our council base, boost our presence in devolved bodies and propel us to more MPs than ever before. … Read the full post »
Four thoughts on the Labour conference mess over Europe today as they let down Remainers, once again. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #128 came out last week, with a look at Lib Dem prospects in the next general election and some news about myself… … 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 »
“I am standing here as your candidate for Prime Minister. Because people across Britain deserve a better choice than an entitled Etonian or a 1970s socialist.” – Jo Swinson
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I spent much of the day helping train and brief excellent Prospective Parliamentary Candidates on what they need to do to win. One in particular I really hope will be an MP by Christmas… … Read the full post »