… 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.
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 »
This re-run of Episode #10 of Never Mind The Bar Charts features an interview with Tim Farron, including his advice for the next Liberal Democrat leader. … Read the full post »
A fair society is one that can best protect and nourish us in the face of the challenges of the age, immediate ones such as coronavirus, long-term ones such as climate change, and endemic ones such as social injustice. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #130 took a look at all the posts up for election in the party’s current internal contests. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson has updated and expanded her Shadow Cabinet line-up, adding roles for new MPs Luciana Berger, Sam Gyimah, Phillip Lee and Angela Smith along with some changes in the responsibilities of the others. … Read the full post »
“I am standing here as your candidate for Prime Minister. Because people across Britain deserve a better choice than an entitled Etonian or a 1970s socialist.” – Jo Swinson
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Former Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable is to step down as an MP at the next general election. … Read the full post »
During the Lib Dem leadership contest hustings, Ed Davey had a crowd-pleasing line about how the Conservative members were electing the next Prime Minister, but… … Read the full post »
The agenda for the Lib Dem federal conference coming up in Bournemouth, the first with Jo Swinson as party leader, is now out. … Read the full post »