An email from Tim Farron to party members brings the news that Lib Dem peer Dick Newby is to chair the party’s newly formed Manifesto Group. … Read the full post »
Jonny Oates has been a local councillor (in Kingston-upon-Thames), deputy council group leader, Liberal Democrat general election agent, Special Advisor to Nick Clegg and Liberal Democrat peer.
Eight points are worth noting about the new Liberal Democrat peers and other honours – and one member whose views are embarrassingly misplaced. … Read the full post »
How do Liberal Democrat Special Advisers in the 2010-15 government differ from those of other parties? … Read the full post »
Lib Dem Newswire #27 is a special looking at the Liberal Democrat quest to find a compelling message about what the party is for and what it is achieving. … Read the full post »
It’s Liberal Democrat conference, so it’s time for the latest Iain Dale / Daily Telegraph list of the 50 most influential Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
Today’s Guardian has a pretty decent go at covering who the key advisers are, on both the Liberal Democrat and Conservative side, how they are working together, who talks to who and so on. The piece has been praised by others today, but I only say “pretty decent” because it doesn’t mention Alison Suttie. Talking … Read the full post »
The debates and disputes around the Liberal Democrats’ Bournemouth conference give a taste of what is likely to be a tricky process of drawing up the party’s manifesto for the 2010 general election. … Read the full post »