Monthly Archives: November 2017

1st  Vince: CBI survey shows small businesses losing confidence in Government over Brexit (7) by The Voice
  Lib Dem Job Watch Special – ALDC seek Fundraisng and Sponsorship Officer (0) by ALDC
  Theresa May (39) by Rob Parsons
2nd  Benefit Cuts Will Increase Child Poverty (11) by Kirsten Johnson
  Both Houses Debate Calais Today (1) by Helen Byrne
  New Policy Working Group on Race Equality: Chair Needed (1) by Duncan Brack
  5p Cup Charge Might Just Happen (2) by Kirsten Johnson
  Lessons from Finland on Universal Basic Income (14) by Oliver Craven
  Improving Mental Health Services For Our Young People (1) by Baroness Joan Walmsley
  Former MP Pugh elected to Council in a night of Lib Dem gains and holds (26) by Caron Lindsay
3rd  Scottish Conference to discuss WASPI women, Exit from Brexit, mental health and gender neutral school uniform (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Just who are we, really? (34) by Katharine Pindar
  Cllr John Pugh writes: Cautionary tales from Southport (11) by John Pugh
  More women in elected office will help tackle harassment and bad behaviour (13) by Flo Clucas
  Jo Swinson MP writes…We must end period poverty (1) by Jo Swinson MP
  Take less from the rich (51) by Edward Morello
  Christine Jardine MP writes…We are simply the temporary guardians of their future (3) by Christine Jardine MP
  Jane Dodds is the new leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats (3) by Caron Lindsay
4th  Tom Brake MP writes…If you care about Brexit, read this… (44) by Tom Brake MP
  ALDC’s by-election report – 2 November 2017 (1) by ALDC
  Reprise: What Jane Dodds wants for the Welsh Liberal Democrats (0) by Jane Dodds
  Christine Jardine: Politicians must live up to their honourable titles (1) by NewsHound
  Laura Gordon selected as PPC for Sheffield Hallam (6) by The Voice
5th  Sal Brinton writes…We must have a politics in which everyone feels able to be involved free from abuse or harassment (15) by Sal Brinton
  Brexit will unravel (36) by Andrew George
  Vince’s email to party members: Lib Dems will work across parties to stamp out sexual harassment (0) by The Voice
  Roger Roberts on bringing hope to the most vulnerable (5) by Caron Lindsay
6th  Welcome to my day: 6 November 2017… (4) by Mark Valladares
  Let’s Replace the Tories! (49) by James Richardson
  This week in the Lords (6-7 November) – the preview (0) by Mark Valladares
  LibLink: William Wallace highlights the roles of others in World War II (7) by Mark Valladares
  Countering the fear factor (109) by Andy Daer
7th  Addressing the mid-level skills gap and improving opportunities for low paid workers (14) by Rebecca Taylor
  We are not a party of the centre (76) by MIchael Atkins
  An open letter to Liam Fox about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (9) by Chris Key
  Vince: Lib Dems want a fair deal for young people (15) by Caron Lindsay
8th  Brexit impact ████████ likely to be █████████ (11) by Adam Bernard
  Willie Rennie’s speech as Nicola Sturgeon apologises to gay men for historic convictions (3) by The Voice
  LibLink: Sir Ed Davey: Chancellor must properly fund community policing (8) by NewsHound
  Swinson: No 10 must answer questions over Patel (17) by Caron Lindsay
9th  Notes From A New Councillor: Bus Services Motion Passes! (5) by Kirsten Johnson
  News from the Liberal Democrats International Office (3) by News Meerkat
  Integrating Physical and Mental Health (3) by Kirsten Johnson
  Make Britain Great Again! First, though, the sacrifices… (84) by Katharine Pindar
  £18,000 Education Pot – a good idea? (18) by Kirsten Johnson
  The EU Parliament Takes A Principled Liberal Stance (8) by Martin Bennett
  Vince: Exit from Brexit very much on the cards (17) by NewsHound
10th  Lib Dems GAIN another Council seat (18) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: A media world (1) by Tom Arms
  Your data, your choice – the ALDES fringe meeting in Bournemouth (0) by Robert Johnston
  Vince: Only Lib Dems offer strategy for growth and prosperity (40) by Caron Lindsay
  LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: manager of the month for October (2) by Stephen Tall
11th  Sal Brinton writes…How the party is addressing members’ concerns over harassment complaints (11) by Sal Brinton
  Backlash against Trump in US elections (6) by Paul Walter
  ALDC’s by-election report – 9 November 2017 (0) by ALDC
  Rennie: Stand up for immigration to save our universities, health service and farms (39) by The Voice
12th  On leaving the “best job in politics” (20) by Phil Reilly
  Vince Cable’s message for Remembrance Sunday (0) by The Voice
  We will remember them (21) by Caron Lindsay
  Why gender neutral school uniform policies matter (10) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Willie Rennie’s speech to Scottish Conference (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson’s vision for 21st Century Liberalism (8) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #495 (0) by Caron Lindsay
13th  Welcome to my day – 13 November 2017 (3) by Mark Valladares
  Michael Gove is Britain’s environmental champion – no one is more surprised than me (12) by Andy Boddington
  This week in the Lords (13-16 November) – the preview… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Foreign aid in a post-Brexit world (9) by Ben Rayment
  Launch of All Party Parliamentary Group on Land Value Capture (37) by Joe Bourke
  Ros Scott to run for re-election as Vice President of the ALDE Party (1) by Mark Valladares
14th  Britain’s Forgotten Army (13) by Marguerita Morton
  A first step towards basic income (36) by Oliver Craven
  Just what is going on with the UK energy policy? (17) by Steve Mason
  EU withdrawal bill debate “pointless and dangerous political ploy” (82) by The Voice
15th  Discovering Conference (2) by Chris Park
  LISTEN: to Layla Moran on Any Questions: We have a foreign secretary who is not fit for purpose (2) by NewsHound
  Jo Swinson takes part in International Men’s Day debate (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Joy after “overwhelming” Australian vote for equal marriage (3) by News Meerkat
  Your chance to have a say on draft disciplinary reform proposals (0) by Lord Ken Macdonald
16th  Cut the Electoral Corruption! (5) by Paul Tyler
  London could be the green finance capital of the world (4) by NewsHound
  Rebuilding the Lib Dem Vote – a Cornish perspective (37) by Robert Irwin
  Protecting Nature After Brexit (0) by The Voice
  The Progressive Alliance Needs Mothers’ Voices (17) by Jane Chelliah
17th  Local Government by-elections – 16 November 2017. A Lib Dem GAIN and a good hold (16) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Pressure cooker politics (1) by Tom Arms
  Tackling the taboos – Alex Cole-Hamilton leads Holyrood debate on incontinence (4) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Nick Clegg: MPs deserve a vote on the final Brexit plan not a vague sketch (40) by NewsHound
  Lib Dem staff elect reps to Federal Committees (3) by The Voice
18th  Why we could all do with reading LGBT Youth Scotland’s guidance on supporting transgender young people (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Tony Blair bestrides the globe while the UK goes “la la la – not listening” (13) by Paul Walter
  Norman Lamb jointly leads cross-party call for long-term NHS and Care review (10) by News Meerkat
19th  The cost of football (32) by Mary Reid
  Rejoice for Australia! But referendums on social issues must not be the new normal (11) by Chris Park
  LibLink: Jo Swinson on “Sexual harassment: a chance for change” (38) by The Voice
20th  Welcome to my day – 20 November… the Transgender Day of Remembrance (1) by Mark Valladares
  A message from the Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats (5) by Jennie Rigg
  This week in the Lords: 20-24 November… how much is that doggy in the window? (1) by Mark Valladares
  Paradise Papers: perhaps tax ought to be more taxing?… (12) by Hector Inspector
  Ten reasons why we wrote Fourth to First (14) by Steffan Aquarone
  20 November – “let’s be careful out there…” (8) by Mark Valladares
21st  What a start of a new coalition! D66 both the biggest (Dutch) progressive and the biggest Liberal party (2) by Bernard Aris
  New issue of Liberator out (5) by Liberator Collective
  Brexit and Democracy or What is the Will of the People? (103) by Wera Hobhouse MP
  Wera Hobhouse MP writes…My housing priorities for the Budget (25) by Wera Hobhouse MP
22nd  What is your big budget ask? (10) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo vs Boris: On Russian interference and cyber-attacks (0) by The Voice
  ICYMI: Vince’s pre-budget speech (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Federal International Relations Committee and the Paperwork of Doom (2) by Mark Valladares
  Lib Dems respond to the budget: We would kickstart the economy back to growth and exit from Brexit (3) by Caron Lindsay
  In full: Jo Swinson’s response to the Budget – with a cheeky intervention from Tom Brake (2) by The Voice
23rd  Happy Thanksgiving! (7) by Kirsten Johnson
  Economic Implications of Autumn Budget (12) by The Voice
  Autumn Budget – what our Spokespeople say (2) by Kirsten Johnson
  Brexit and Welsh Devolution…. (3) by Martin Thomas
  Resolution Foundation Report on Autumn Budget (7) by News Meerkat
  Now is the time for an ivory ban (1) by Catherine Bearder MEP
  Imagine if someone hacked into your canvassing database account and deleted stuff… (11) by Paul Walter
  Another Thursday, more Lib Dem GAINS (27) by Caron Lindsay
24th  Observations of an ex pat: The Middle East explained (8) by Tom Arms
  Why I wish Kez Dugdale well for her jungle stint (11) by Caron Lindsay
  The Brexit nightmare continues (85) by Caron Lindsay
  First Liberal SDP Alliance MP Bill Pitt dies at 80 (10) by Caron Lindsay
25th  When politics is personal (29) by Lorenzo Cherin
26th  Scottish Liberal Democrats reveal prisoner escapes, incorrect releases and detention errors (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Max Wilkinson selected as PPC for Cheltenham (2) by The Voice
  Carmichael: Conservative ministers wrong to attend DUP Conference (12) by NewsHound
  So what was Vince Cable doing in Sheffield Hallam? (8) by NewsHound
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #496 (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Is Vince Cable right to say that there is a 20% chance Brexit won’t happen? (45) by Caron Lindsay
27th  Welcome to my day: 27 November 2017 – live from the European Capital of Culture 2021 (0) by Mark Valladares
  Debating Europe from first principles – a new force in Romanian politics (7) by Mark Valladares
  This week in the Lords: 27-30 November (0) by Mark Valladares
  Building a movement based on our values (29) by Max Wilkinson
  Harry and Meghan are getting married. Vince is happy for them… (32) by Mark Valladares
  ALDE Party Congress – the Brexit resolution… (11) by Mark Valladares
  27 November – on a bus, to another plane, to the Parish Council and to Outer Space, baby… (0) by Mark Valladares
28th  OBR on Brexit: time for fearless Brexiters to face project reality (36) by Arnold Kiel
  +++Nick Harvey appointed Lib Dem chief exec (27) by The Voice
29th  Cable: EU divorce deal heavy price to pay (53) by The Voice
  Paddy Ashdown: China vs Trump could cause Pacific conflict (4) by The Voice
  Baroness Olly Grender writes…Give renters fair access to affordable credit #makerentcount (3) by Olly Grender
  Christine Jardine remembers Dr Elsie Inglis (0) by The Voice
  Superb TV programme: The Bombs that changed Britain (5) by Paul Walter
  Jo Swinson tells Trump to delete his Twitter account (11) by Caron Lindsay
30th  Orange The World – 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (4) by Kirsten Johnson
  Brexit Break-up (34) by Garth Shephard
  Lack of Services for Disabled Children – Parliamentary Campaign Launch (3) by Kirsten Johnson
  Wisdom of the Crowd (10) by Darren Martin
  The Party Disciplinary Review (1) by Kirsten Johnson
  Vince: Trump is racist and evil (11) by Caron Lindsay
  FOUR amazing GAINS with massive swings in Lib Dem by-election clean sweep (22) by Caron Lindsay

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