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Seven Lib Dems feature in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Red Arrow Fly-Past 3Our congratulations to seven Lib Dems who feature in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

And please forgive us for starting with Mary Reid, one of this site’s volunteer editors. Mary was a Lib Dem councillor from 1997-2010 in Kingston upon Thames, serving on its executive board and as Mayor. She is named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) “For political service, particularly in Kingston upon Thames (London)”.

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Liberal Democrats in Birmingham take up Chris Huhne’s energy challenge

From the Birmingham Mail:

BIRMINGHAM City Council is hoping to slash gas and electric bills for householders and businesses by setting up its own energy supply business.

The local authority wants to use its clout as a wholesale energy buyer and solar power generator to offer gas and electric to the city’s 440,000 homes and 50,000 businesses at a cheaper rate…

The council wants to capitalise on a freeing up of the energy market announced by energy secretary Chris Huhne at last week’s Liberal Democrat Conference in Birmingham…

The city council’s deputy leader Paul Tilsley is taking up the initiative with a scheme to

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  • User AvatarMichael BG 21st Oct - 1:16am
    Considering the hype I think 25% is a poor showing. Liz managed to get 23% in Witney in 2005 and Dawn Barnes achieved 19.4% in...
  • User AvatarTim 21st Oct - 12:36am
    The (elected) EU parliament It may be elected but it's not democratic, as it doesn't represent a demos. A population is not the same thing...
  • User Avatarmalc 20th Oct - 11:59pm
    Provisional turnout figure is 47% - down from 73.6% in last year's general election. Not sure whether that is good or bad news for the...
  • User AvatarFlo Clucas 20th Oct - 11:39pm
    Great campaign. Well done to everyone. 25% would be fantastic!
  • User AvatarRichard Wingfield 20th Oct - 11:28pm
    Al, I think the big difference is that, for people who are alive, being pardoned for an offence doesn't actually remove any criminal record you...
  • User AvatarTonyJ 20th Oct - 9:33pm
    Like John, I hadn't seen Helen for a long time, and I didn't know her particularly well. But she was the archetypal LibDem activist. Solid,...