First new year resolution completed – getting out edition number 1 of Liberal Democrat Newswire. … Read the full post »
Neil Kinnock was Leader of the Labour Party in the 1987 and 1992 general elections. Although he lost both (to Margaret Thatcher and John Major), he is widely credited with having rescued Labour from its 1983 disaster.
Contrasting poll results from YouGov and ICM on the AV referendum show how important it is to avoid the referendum becoming a vote for or against the government. … Read the full post »
Tucked away behind an unassuming sliding glass door in the British Film Institute’s building on London’s Southbank is a little marvel of free education and entertainment: BFI Mediatheque. … Read the full post »
A conscious echo of the very successful Neil Kinnock party political broadcast from 1987, this 1997 Liberal Democrat effort focusing on Paddy Ashdown was good. … Read the full post »
Unpopular government seeks fourth general election victory in a row in midst of a recession. Sound familiar? Welcome to 1992. … Read the full post »
Here’s a full chronology of the rise and fall of the SDP and its alliance with the Liberal Party through the 1980s. … Read the full post »
Long-time opposition leader Charles James Fox never had much political success but his legacy is an important one for modern Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »