Liberal Democrat peer Tony Greaves was best known for his contribution to the party’s local government work, starting with playing a key role in making the Liberal Party pay much more attention to its importance. He passed away in March 2021.


Tony Greaves passes away

Extremely sad news: Liberal Democrat peer and councillor Tony Greaves passed away earlier today. Tony played a huge role in the party’s survival in the 1970s and our huge local government growth since. … Read the full post »


When Labour and Lib Dems co-operated to beat the Conservatives: LDN #144

In many respects, 2020 is unprecedented. In one, though, events are rather are familiar. Public services under huge pressure. A right wing Conservative government. A Labour Party that has lost four general election in a row now under a new leader. A Liberal Democrat party recovering from a disappointing general election. Emerging efforts at forming new cross-party coalitions against the Conservatives. It’s all very 1990s. … Read the full post »