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 »
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.
I was wrong about Labour Live. If you look back through my social media, you’ll find a bit of snark about Labour’s struggle first to sell tickets and then to pack the venue with free tickets. … Read the full post »
Right from his first conference speech as leader of the Liberal Democrats (and indeed before that too), Vince Cable has talked of the need for a post-18 education policy which isn’t just about the minority who go to university but which is also about the majority who don’t. … Read the full post »
Following on from the news that Geoff Payne is taking over as FCC chair, the party also has a new chair of the Federal Finance and Resources Committee (FFRC): Tony Harris. … Read the full post »
Following the decision of long-standing Federal Conference Committee Chair Andrew Wiseman to stand down, Geoff Payne has been elected as his successor. … Read the full post »
Registrations for 2018 autumn Liberal Democrat federal conference (Brighton 15-18 September), are now open. The cheapest rates are available until 8 June. … Read the full post »
We must make it easier for people to get started as campaigners. People should have quick and direct access to the tools and support they need rather than being faced with a steep learning and financial curve. There is more than enough for newcomers – whether new members or old members trying to get things going (again) in an area – without the party’s way of doing things adding in extra burdens. … Read the full post »
Rounding off the Southport conference which saw the party adopted a new strategy, Lib Dem leader Vince Cable took a swing at Jeremy Corbyn (a life-long Eurosceptic) for talking about workers but supporting a Brexit which will hit workers. … Read the full post »
Phew. This morning Liberal Democrat federal conference in Southport voted to adopt the party’s proposed new strategy. … Read the full post »
During his Q+A session at Liberal Democrat conference in Southport, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable talked about his support for those worried about their university pensions. … Read the full post »