It’s a common complaint – that modern Liberal Democrat election campaigns have lost the original campaigning and ideological spirit of community politics. … Read the full post »
Read about the former Liberal MP and party leadership contender, John Pardoe. He represented the Cornwall North constituency 1966-1979.
I’ve become the custodian, on behalf of the Liberal Democrat History Group, of a great treasure trove of interviews with party figures. Adrian Slade carried out all the interviews and here he explains their background. … Read the full post »
“Just heard a rumour that Charles Kennedy will defect to Labour as soon as they find the WMDs in Iraq”. So tweeted Liberal Democrat councillor Nick Barlow over the weekend. … 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 »