The previous leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson, has stood down following her defeat at the 2019 general election. … 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.
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 »
A side-effect of the Liberal Democrats electing a new leader will be the release of Vince Cable for a new political role. … Read the full post »
Writing this week in the Evening Standard, Vince Cable has repeated his call to legalise assisted dying, a topic on which he changed his mind earlier this year. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #126 contains the results of a survey of party members on who they are going to vote for as the next Liberal Democrat leader and why. … Read the full post »