The May elections are only a few weeks, a couple of dozen leaflet drops and three score candidate tweets away. So LDN #111 takes a look at the Lib Dem prospects, how Brexit may play out in those contests and what we can learn from the candidate numbers. … Read the full post »
Read about Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats 2007-15 and Deputy Prime Minister 2010-15.
After serving as an MEP, Clegg was first elected as MP for Sheffield Hallam in 2005. He held this seat until being defeated in the 2017 general election.
Nick Clegg wrote about his experiences in office in Politics – The Art of the Possible in an Age of Unreason.
With around a year until Britain leaves the European Union, Vince Cable said a live TV debate would be an ideal moment to update voters on the parties’ competing visions of Brexit. … Read the full post »
On Sunday morning at the Liberal Democrat federal spring conference in Southport, the party will be debating a new strategy. I’d summarise it as a six step route to success… … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #108 has a special free extract from a book I contributed to. It’s a what-if political history, looking back at how the 2007 Lib Dem leadership election could have had rather different consequences for the party. … Read the full post »
I have very mixed feelings about seeing Liberal Democrat colleagues in honours lists. Many are great people who have done great work… … Read the full post »
For you December may mean Christmas preparations. For me it (also) means a testing round of auditions for the latest Christmas song. … Read the full post »
“How to Stop Brexit’ – a short animation, narrated by Nick Clegg, explaining why you should reject the government’s Brexit deal and how YOU can stop Brexit. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #107 includes gift suggestions, tips on ways to get involved (further) with the Liberal Democrats, why Nick Clegg wasn’t more successful, how to win the European debate, an addictive Brexit bus game and more. … Read the full post »
“Part of the elixir of democracy is the ability to adapt and evolve your opinion as the facts adapt and evolve,” Nick Clegg says. … Read the full post »
That’s the headline the Sheffield Star has put on its interview with newly selected Liberal Democrat in Sheffield Hallam, Laura Gordon. … Read the full post »