On Monday evening I was in Lib Dem HQ with Party President Sal Brinton for the first webinar for party members about the proposed party reforms set out by Vince Cable. … Read the full post »
Read here about the Liberal Democrats, including changes to how the party is run, new decisions on what should be party policy and other internal decisions and activities.
Two of the key parts of the Liberal Democrat policy process are the Federal Policy Committee (FPC) and the party’s federal conferences, which you can read more about in my posts specifically about them.
Everyone deserves the opportunity to work hard and build a good life for themselves, their family and their community. Everyone deserves to be paid a fair wage, to afford a home and to be able to use good public services. But for many, that’s not the reality today. … Read the full post »
There’s a new survey out for Liberal Democrat members to offer their skills and say how they’d like to get more involved in the party. … Read the full post »
At the time, both inside the Liberal Democrats and outside the party, the 2001 general election appeared to be a good result. … Read the full post »
Thanks to Rob Tuck in the Lib Dem forum on Reddit, there’s a handy collection of links to watch again the various parts of the Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton. … Read the full post »
During the Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton, one of the most frequent questions people asked me (coming a close second after “do you really still use a BlackBerry?”*) was about the proposals to introduce a registered supporters scheme. … Read the full post »
Complete with the trailed reference to an erotic spasm (not a plug for his recent novel but rather a reference to the pleasure some got from voting Leave), changed to “exotic” when delivered, Vince Cable gave his autumn conference speech – perhaps his last such as party leader – today. … Read the full post »
I was and still am rather puzzled by why Gina Miller decided to use time with journalists at Liberal Democrat conference to criticise other Remain campaigners. That said, her speech went down very well. … Read the full post »
What comes after Saturday at Lib Dem conference? Sunday, of course. Which was also the day I got to meet Ian Kearns, who gave a barnstormer of a speech about leaving Labour. … Read the full post »
Saturday’s consultation session at Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton on Vince Cable’s proposed party reforms was attended by several hundred people. … Read the full post »