Edition #46 of Liberal Democrat Newswire came out last week, including pieces looking at the Liberal Democrat prospects in May, how polling on the EU is turning out rather well for pro-Europeans and the unlikely choice of Lembit Opik as a role model by Jeremy Browne. … 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 #43 looks at whether or not there will be a Lib Dem leadership election this year. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #41 looks at how Nick Clegg is taking an improbable leaf out of Liberator’s book, debates in the party over what the word “weekend” means and a special offer for readers from Biteback Publishing. … Read the full post »
Diverless cars are likely to start appearing as a regular feature on Britain’s roads before the next set of general election manifestos for the main parties even go to print. … Read the full post »
Congratulations to Jane Dodds, newly selected as the Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC) for Montgomeryshire. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #28 reports on the results of an important set of internal Liberal Democrat elections for bodies such as the party’s Federal Policy Committee (FPC). … Read the full post »
Results from the Lib Dem Voice member surveys often get picked up by the media, but are they accurate? … Read the full post »
The drastic, dramatic and painful option: Clegg says the Liberal Democrats need David Laws’s expertise and media savvy at the heart of economic decision making, restoring him to Chief Secretary to the Treasury. … Read the full post »
“It’s holistic, empathic and potentially step-changing.” Can you guess what it is yet…? OK, here’s another quote about it… … Read the full post »
Lembit Opik features in a music video from The Good Suns – Pop Wound. Doing press-ups, but without a green colour. … Read the full post »