Liberal Democrat Newswire #118 has the story from Phil Cowley of the Liberal Democrat manifesto for the general election that wasn’t in 2016. It promised a whole £12 extra for the NHS. … Read the full post »
Mark Oaten was the Liberal Democrat MP for Winchester 1997-2010 and briefly took part in the 2006 Liberal Democrat leadership contest. He left the Liberal Democrats in 2018.
The confusion commentators sometimes face when trying to understand the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party is illustrated by Vince Cable. … Read the full post »
At the time David Cameron started talking about the Big Society, the concept struck me as a mix of traditional community politics and vagueness. … Read the full post »
The repeated references to the stress caused by going bald sums up the good and the bad of former Liberal Democrat MP Mark Oaten’s autobiography. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats have today written to the Commons Speaker asking when the detailed breakdown of MPs’ expenses will now be published. … Read the full post »