Tag Archives: awards

A reminder: It’s Party awards time!

key_awards1A quick reminder of this message from Tim Farron, originally posted last month

It’s that time of year again when members decide who should be in line for an award at Conference.

It could be someone who has worked tirelessly in their local area to elect Liberal Democrats or implement our policies or someone who has given years to our cause by working hard as councillors or candidates.

Maybe a political assistant to a councillor or someone who has supported a local MP in the hard work that they do.

Posted in Party policy and internal matters | Also tagged | 1 Comment

Know someone in local government who deserves an award?

The ALDE Group in the Committee of the Regions has launched the third edition of the awards for key liberal players at regional and local level. This year’s awards ceremony will be held on 4th of December in Brussels.

Both the national board of ALDE and EDP member parties as well as their local branches can submit nominations of persons that are considered to be suitable candidates for such an award, accompanied by a small motivation. Nominations need to reach the ALDE Secretariat by 30th September 2013.

There will be 2 categories of awards:

  • Local Leader of the Year
  • Regional Leader of the Year

Each …

Posted in Europe / International, Local government and News | Also tagged and | 2 Comments

Liberal Democrat Michael Moore named “Best Scot at Westminster”

It’s been a good few weeks for Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore.  First of all, he was described as Westminster’s answer to James Bond by John Rentoul in the Independent for his role in bringing about the Edinburgh Agreement which set the process for Scotland’s independence referendum. Rentoul said:

Salmond has been underestimated before, although support for independence in opinion polls has rarely exceeded one third of the electorate. But he may have met his match in Moore, as skilful in judging the politics of Whitehall as he is the mood of Scotland. It may be that, after the referendum, Moore will be counted the most successful Liberal Democrat in the Cabinet, and, even, the man who saved the United Kingdom.

Posted in News | Also tagged , and | Leave a comment
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarPeter 28th Jan - 6:04pm
    Ms Munt was interviewed on the PM programme this evening. I thought I heard her say that fracking produced enormous quantities of water which had...
  • User AvatarTony Rowan-Wicks 28th Jan - 5:44pm
    Stephen Campbell. Thanks for your comments and those of so many contributors. Great discussion. You are right IMO to also focus on the need for...
  • User AvatarJohnTilley 28th Jan - 5:43pm
    What Tony Greaves said. Stick with STV - which is of course based on the evidence compiled over decades by the Electoral Reform Society When...
  • User AvatarDavid Evershed 28th Jan - 5:40pm
    A recent YouGov survey shows that there is at least one policy issue that at least 50% of the electors believe they know about other...
  • User AvatarAlex Sabine 28th Jan - 5:39pm
    Malcolm Think back to the elctions of 2001 and 2005. Labour argued explicitly for an increase in NI to pay for improved funding of the...
  • User Avatarpaul barker 28th Jan - 5:32pm
    If you remember, Mrs Thatcher proclaimed the death of The Libdems in 1989, using the same old joke. A quarter of a Century on &...