… some of them made campaign videos on good old VHS tapes and sent them to voters, as this example from then Lib Dem MP Brian Cotter shows. … Read the full post »
Read about the Liberal Democrat MP and former Secretary of State for Business Vince Cable. He was elected leader of the Liberal Democrats in 2017, following Tim Farron’s resignation, and stood down in 2019.
Vince Cable’s memoirs Free Radical are well worth a read.
A shorter gap than usual between editions as we’ve got a bumper set of election results to pour over and learn lessons from. With plenty of celebrations along the way. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #164 came out last week, including the role of the Blue Wall in triggering Brexit, why I’m running for re-election as Liberal Democrat Federal Party President, what the latest polls say, and more. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #162 came out last week, looking at lessons from Richard Foord’s by-election win and how the party is gearing up for the next general election. … Read the full post »
Vince Cable has a new role in the European Movement, the pro-European organisation founded by Winston Churchill in 1948. … Read the full post »
Following Vince Cable’s interview with Nigel Farage in which the former Lib Dem leader said it was wrong to talk about a ‘genocide’ in China, Lib Dem MP Alistair Carmichael has robustly disagreed. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #150 looks at the lessons for the Liberal Democrats from Sarah Green’s brilliant by-election victory. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #142 came out last week, taking a look at a wonderful modern expression of liberalism. … Read the full post »
Europe. It’s still there. That’s both a geographic and a political observation. … Read the full post »
What are the best questions to ask at a party leadership hustings? And what answers should get the alarm bells ringing? Read Liberal Democrat Newswire #139 to find out. … Read the full post »