A follow-up to the news that former MP Nick Harvey was the party’s interim Chief Executive: he has now been appointed to the permanent post. … 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.
A constant theme in the sort of semi-public debates about how the Liberal Democrats are organised that you encounter at party conferences or in Facebook groups is that… … Read the full post »
Here’s a very useful guide from the Federal Policy Committee (FPC) on how to inject a bit of policy discussion into Liberal Democrat AGMs. … Read the full post »
If Tim Farron’s answer to the party’s predicament in 2015 was to inspire us to get back up and working, Vince Cable’s answer to the party’s 2017 predicament is to set some tough political problems to crack. Different times, different solutions. … Read the full post »
“Only the Liberal Democrats have the ideas, the experience and the commitment to transform the fortunes of our country. An exit from Brexit. A grown-up approach to the economy. And bold ideas to strengthen our society through the 21st century.” – Vince Cable … Read the full post »
Today’s debate on the party’s European policy at Liberal Democrat conference should be only the first of three steps in sorting out the party’s position. … Read the full post »
In recent years, the hottest place to be on the Saturday night of Liberal Democrat conference has been the Lib Dem Disco. … Read the full post »
A new consultation paper on Liberal Democrat strategy has been published ahead of the party’s Bournemouth conference. … Read the full post »
With the latest Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton coming up soon, here are some tips for would-be new, and indeed, experienced, speakers at party conference. … Read the full post »
The days are getting shorter, the football has started and the first few “x days to Christmas” signs have already been in the shops for distressingly long. … Read the full post »