“It’s not the UK that is the problem, it is the Conservatives that are the problem,” Willie Rennie told The Scotsman. … Read the full post »
Winner of the Dunfermline and West Fife Parliamentary by-election in 2006, Willie Rennie was an MP until 2010.
He was subsequently elected a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) and leader of the Liberal Democrats in Scotland. He stood down as leader in 2021.
Willie Rennie is standing down as leader of the Scottish Lib Dems after leading the party through 11 elections and referendums. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #148 covers the road to electoral reform, universal basic income (UBI), the decriminalisation of cannabis and more. … Read the full post »
There is striking lesson from the efforts of different countries to tackle coronavirus, efforts that have varied remarkably and tragically in their effectiveness. … Read the full post »
Not the most surprising of news about the former Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, but worth noting given previous speculation. … Read the full post »
News of Liberal Democrat selections for the Clwyd West constituency (Welsh Senedd) and Edinburgh Central (Scottish Parliament) constituencies. … Read the full post »
Including stories from Liberal Democrats all across Scotland, my email digest service is available for free and you can sign up to it here. … Read the full post »
Sad news: Diana Maddock, member of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords and previously in the 1990s a Lib Dem MP has passed away. … Read the full post »
It’s a busy time putting the Liberal Democrats back on track: the big independent election review, a leadership timetable, plans for an online party conference that would be a first for British politics, creating a new party strategy, updating our policy and more. … Read the full post »
Earlier this week former Liberal Party leader David Steel announced he has left the Liberal Democrats and will be leaving the House of Lords. … Read the full post »