From the 1990s – and featuring a young Lembit Opik, not to mention David Allworthy – this video was produced to encourage Liberal Democrats to recruit more party members. … Read the full post »
Read about former Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Öpik. He was elected to represent Montgomeryshire in 1997, and held the seat until being defeated at the 2010 general election.
He was leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats 2001-7.
Lembit Öpik also twice ran to be Liberal Democrat Party President, in 2004 and 2008. He was unsuccessful both times.
Liberal Democrat Newswire #116 came out last week, taking a detailed look at the proposals for party reform set out by Vince Cable – and including the way in which members can have their say before final decisions are taken. … Read the full post »
Former Liberal Democrat MP and ‘future leader of the party’ Lembit Opik is now talking up Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to become leader of the Labour Party. … Read the full post »
Lembit Opik won’t be able to because applications opened and were advertised, there was a decent period for applying and now the deadline has passed. … Read the full post »
Drum roll please as we unveil who Lembit Opik is backing to be the next leader of the Liberal Democrats… … Read the full post »
See the latest running tallies of which (ex) MPs are backing which candidate in the Liberal Democrat leadership race. … Read the full post »
Ryan Coetzee is, rather like his predecessor Richard Reeves, likely to go down in the history of the Liberal Democrats as a controversial figure. … Read the full post »
The recent list of unusual Freedom of Information requests made me wonder which Liberal Democrat would be most likely to have submitted which. … Read the full post »
Promising extra spending, or no cuts, in some areas, added to talk of tax cuts and removing the deficit means something is going to have to take a hit. As a result, areas such as local government are very much in the firing line. … Read the full post »
Is Jeremy Browne really a secret lover of state intervention and a sceptic of free markets, believing in big state spending, government economic planning and regular intervention in the market? … Read the full post »