The proposed changes are incomplete, introduced unplanned (and, in one case, very costly) side-effects and also fail to address the issues many people, myself included, raised during the consultation that any expansion of the electorate needs to be accompanied by measures to ensure that the wider electorate also has the chance to find out what those it elects then does in their name. … Read the full post »
Sue Doughty was the Liberal Democrat MP for Guildford 2001-5.
On paper, the Liberal Democrats have had a democratic system too for many years, with a panel of people elected by conference representatives from whom the party leader is then meant to select his or her appointments to the Lords, adding in one more name of their own if the wish. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #28 reports on the results of an important set of internal Liberal Democrat elections for bodies such as the party’s Federal Policy Committee (FPC). … Read the full post »
Here are 10 seats to look out for through the first parts of the night that will give you an indication of quite how well the Liberal Democrats are doing. … Read the full post »
The Digital Economy Bill has become one of the most heavily debated topics on Liberal Democrat Voice. … Read the full post »