Nick Clegg’s Letter from the Leader: “let’s look forward to a successful and enjoyable 2013″

It’s a briefer email message from Nick Clegg this week, as he like most of us takes a few days’ R&R to re-charge our batteries for the year to come. He takes the opportunity simply to say thank you to all those working to deliver Lib Dem success. Don’t forget you can sign-up to receive Nick’s emails here.

libdem ltr from nick clegg

This week’s Letter from the Leader will be a lot shorter than usual as this is a time to spend with your family and friends. And as I am spending Christmas with my three small children (much of it assembling or repairing their Xmas gifts) it’s tricky to find even five minutes to send you this from my computer!

I wanted to take a moment to repeat the huge admiration I have for everyone who has worked so hard to support the party during 2012. Every leaflet delivered, every council by-election won, every person you speak to about the good things we are doing helps to make a real difference.

I also wanted to thank all of you for your positive responses to these emails, which I hope are providing an extra insight into what the Liberal Democrats are doing in Government to build a strong economy and a fair society.

I hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful Christmas and New Year and let’s look forward to a succesful and enjoyable 2013.

You can also see my New Year video message here.

Best Wishes,

Nick Clegg

Do you know someone who would like to get Nick’s weekly email? Forward this message and they can sign up here:
http://www.libdememails.co.uk/nick

* Stephen was Editor (and Co-Editor) of Liberal Democrat Voice from May 2007 to Jan 2015, and writes at The Collected Stephen Tall.

Read more by or more about or .
This entry was posted in News.
Bookmark the web address for this page or use the short url http://ldv.org.uk/32407 for Twitter and emails.
Advert

One Comment

  • Paul in Twickenham 30th Dec '12 - 1:42pm

    A successful and enjoyable 2013.

    The stories in The Observer today are interesting as straws in the wind for the coming year:

    Liberal Democrats continue to bump along on 8% in the opinion polls (while UKIP are now at 15%) and Clegg’s personal ratings slide again to -49%. The same poll indicates that 43% of respondents expect their personal finances to deteriorate in the next year compared with 20% who expect them to improve.

    The story covering the leak (via Liberator) of the “differentiation strategy” based on caricaturing the Tories must be viewed in the light of the numbers above.

    The “love-in” of the last two years has disaffected voters to such an extent that it is questionable whether anyone is listening – or prepared to listen – to anything that Clegg or the party has to say.

    Undoubtedly the strategy seemed like a good idea at the time, but it didn’t work. You can’t persuade people to support you if they simply turn off every time you speak. It

    Surely it is now clear that the Clegg brand is utterly toxic and it is killing the Liberal Democrats. If (as I suspect) the Liberal Democrats are reduced to just 3 MEPs after the Euro elections next year then that might be the trigger for Clegg’s removal.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarJames 28th May - 2:22am
    Oh, another article that suggests we need to be more economically right wing. FFS
  • User AvatarScott Berry 28th May - 12:56am
    Wow - as soon as I read Caron's post I was expecting the normal free speech uproar that comes any time anyone dares to suggest...
  • User AvatarJennie 28th May - 12:43am
    What Nick Barlow said. Also: regarding the app you refer to; if that's the conference app I won't have it on my phone. It won't...
  • User AvatarCharlie 27th May - 11:51pm
    If we look at the Renaissance, the rise of the Netherlands , the Industrial Revolution in the UK, the economic expansion in Germany 1850 to...
  • User AvatarLiberal Al 27th May - 11:41pm
    A women in a £1m hat, who lives on the public purse, talks of austerity. Yet, I am the extremist for being a republican (note...
  • User Avatargautam16 27th May - 11:32pm
    The main issue is that the benefits are very easily presented, but the costs are obscure and immeasurable. Eg1 over time, will society look down...
Thu 28th May 2015
Fri 29th May 2015
19:30
Sat 30th May 2015
Sun 31st May 2015
Mon 1st Jun 2015
Tue 2nd Jun 2015
Wed 3rd Jun 2015
Thu 4th Jun 2015
Fri 5th Jun 2015
Sat 6th Jun 2015
Mon 8th Jun 2015
19:30
Tue 9th Jun 2015
Wed 10th Jun 2015
Thu 11th Jun 2015
Fri 12th Jun 2015
Sat 13th Jun 2015
Wed 17th Jun 2015
Thu 18th Jun 2015
Sat 20th Jun 2015
Sun 21st Jun 2015
Thu 25th Jun 2015