Senior Tories in Westminster are nervous about the Lib Dems’ chances. “They’re definitely doing better than we’ve seen for a while,” one cabinet minister told BuzzFeed News recently. … Read the full post »
Read about Liberal Democrat MP and former government minister 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.
She is the author of Equal Power and how you can make it happen, published in 2018.
Rounding off the Southport conference which saw the party adopted a new strategy, Lib Dem leader Vince Cable took a swing at Jeremy Corbyn (a life-long Eurosceptic) for talking about workers but supporting a Brexit which will hit workers. … Read the full post »
On Sunday morning at the Liberal Democrat federal spring conference in Southport, the party will be debating a new strategy. I’d summarise it as a six step route to success… … Read the full post »
Lib Dem Newswire #109 includes a poll showing how the Lib Dems might rise to 18%, Jo Swinson talking about the fight for equalities, an interview with Lib Dem Voice editor Caron Lindsay and a welcome step forward for electoral reform in Wales. … Read the full post »
Business Insider has been looking at the coming together of several different pro-European groups to form a new, more effective push against Brexit. … Read the full post »
Out next month is Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader Jo Swinson’s book Equal Power. You can pre-order your copy right now. … Read the full post »
I have very mixed feelings about seeing Liberal Democrat colleagues in honours lists. Many are great people who have done great work… … Read the full post »
For you December may mean Christmas preparations. For me it (also) means a testing round of auditions for the latest Christmas song. … 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 »
Lib Dem Deputy Leader Jo Swinson’s piece over the weekend has already attracted much attention. She’s kindly given me permission to reproduce it in full here. … Read the full post »