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 »
Polly Mackenzie worked for the Liberal Democrats and was then a Special Adviser in Downing Street during the 2010-15 Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition.
The possible roads to recovery for the Liberal Democrats were discussed on Sunday night’s The Westminster Hour, including Tim Farron talking about the circumstances under which he might be the last ever leader of the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #77 came out earlier this week, with new data on the party’s selections for the 2015 general election and a look at which incumbency didn’t save more Lib Dem MPs in 2015. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #14 is out: reshuffles, staffing changes, new think tank and more … Read the full post »
In what has become a regular of party conference season, the Daily Telegraph has published a list of the 50 most influential Liberal Democrats assembled by “Iain Dale, Brian Brivati and a team of Liberal Democrat insiders”: As one MP put it, the year has been “about the rise of the left”. Confidence in the … Read the full post »
Here’s the full list of Liberal Democrat special advisers currently appointed during the coalition government. … Read the full post »
Danny Alexander may be the main name on Why Vote Liberal Democrat?, but he is the editor – and the book is a collection of twenty-six short essays plus a foreword from Nick Clegg. … Read the full post »