Category Archives: Lib Dem TV

Tim talks: Talking to refugees in Lesvos and a question to the Prime Minister

The latest “Tim Talks” video below looks at Tim’s visit to Lesvos and his question to the Prime Minister:

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Tim Farron talks about housing in his first party political broadcast

If you were travelling home from Conference on Wednesday afternoon, still excited by Tim Farron’s speech,  you may have missed his first party political broadcast. He repeated some of the themes from that speech, referring to his childhood and the importance of decent housing in a liberal society.

So here it is:

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Broadcast that underlines one of Tim’s big themes – the right to a decent home

The right for everyone to have a decent home is emerging as one of the big themes of Tim Farron’s leadership. It is the subject of his first Party Political Broadcast as leader, which you can view below. As well as packing a punch in terms of the theme, it is also a well presented broadcast. Tim is relaxed and seems normal.

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VIDEO: Last night’s conference rally in full

Click below to see last night’s “standing room only” conference rally.

The sequence of speakers is:

  • Party President Sal Brinton (don’t worry – the image of Sal appears after a bit)
  • New member, Amy Stuart, from Bristol
  • London Mayoral candidate, Caroline Pidgeon
  • New member Zack Polanski
  • London International Gospel Choir
  • Tim Pickstone
  • Party leader Tim Farron
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Charles Kennedy out-take on the romance of politics

This video hasn’t previously been available on the internet. Many thanks indeed to Conn O’Neill, Charles’ organizer, for providing it and allowing us to post it here and on YouTube.

Many photos of Charles Kennedy show him making someone laugh. Here he makes Willie Rennie laugh with a gentle remark in an out-take from a campaign video.

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Charles Kennedy from the top of a mountain on the positive case for Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom

This video hasn’t previously been available on the internet. Many thanks indeed to Conn O’Neill, Charles’ organizer, for providing it and allowing us to post it here and on YouTube.

At the top of Aonach Mor on 10th September, Charles Kennedy recorded this clip for a subsequent Scottish Liberal Democrats rally concerning the Scottish referendum.

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Fairer Taxes – Preview tonight’s Lib Dem Party Political Broadcast

Tonight’s Party Political Broadcast by the Liberal Democrats repeats the message that we have delivered a rise in the tax threshold, showing how people will benefit from this.

Nick Clegg says,

If you earn the minimum wage we have halved your Income Tax bill. And if you work tirelessly in a low-paid job, you’ll no longer pay any Income Tax at all.

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