Monthly Archives: January 2018

1st  Happy New Year to all! (0) by Mark Valladares
  Welcome to my day – 1 January 2018: a (day) editorial thought for a New Year… (34) by Mark Valladares
  It has to be about more than just Brexit in 2018 (84) by Mark Valladares
2nd  The loss of Adonis is a second blow to the county’s growth plans. Who will replace him? (30) by Andy Boddington
  Where there’s a will, there may or may not be a way forward (14) by Steve Trevethan
  Former Conservative Camden Council Deputy Leader joins Liberal Democrats (5) by NewsHound
3rd  The pointless question is…. (30) by Steve Spear
  LDV’s top 12 posts of 2017 – Number 1 (1) by The Voice
  How we could abolish relative poverty in five years (37) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  WATCH: Vince Cable on LBC talking homelessness, brexit, being a puritan on drugs, knife crime and Nick’s knighthood (34) by Caron Lindsay
  Iran Protests – Ayatolld me not to come…that ain’t the way to have fun

 (8) by Nick Melendez
4th  Introducing Liberal Democrats for Prison Reform (26) by Callum Robertson
  Lib Dem Jobwatch: ALDC Fundraising & Sponsorship Officer (0) by The Voice
  The January Blues: Loneliness (5) by Kirsten Johnson
  Who we are… (14) by Martin Bennett
  My advice to Meghan (8) by Kirsten Johnson
5th  Observations of an ex pat: Tectonic shifts (13) by Tom Arms
  FINAL REMINDER for Future Women MPs weekend (1) by Natalie Chindipha
  If the Lib Dems had won in 2015 (9) by David Thorpe
  Review: LGBT+ Lib Dems’ Winter magazine (3) by Caron Lindsay
  A Happy New Year For Liberal Democrats? (66) by Katharine Pindar
6th  LibLink: Vince Cable What can be done to help street sleepers? (28) by NewsHound
  George Taylor, 18, explains why he wants to be Lib Dem Councillor for East Brighton (6) by The Voice
7th  Rod Cantrill selected as Lib Dem PPC for Cambridge (1) by The Voice
  Willie Rennie to run almost 5 marathons in 4 days to raise funds for mental health charity (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince: Toby Young appointment “completely unsustainable” (10) by Caron Lindsay
  The next time you think about saying “But what about the men?”, read this (46) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #501 (0) by Caron Lindsay
8th  Welcome to my day: 8 January 2018 – a lifestyle boutique sort of day… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Toby Young is taught a valuable lesson, that free speech is not without consequence (14) by Mark Valladares
  This week in the Lords: 8-11 January – prod, prod, prod… (6) by Mark Valladares
  Towards more thoughtful, respectful debate (53) by Caron Lindsay
9th  In 2018, let’s campaign for Councils of Sanctuary (9) by James Baillie
  LibLink: Stephen Lloyd MP on Univeral Credit and homelessness (3) by The Voice
  Jeremy Corbyn empty-chaired at single market summit (7) by The Voice
10th  WATCH: Christine Jardine on the problems Universal Credit is causing for renters (3) by The Voice
  Former Telegraph journalist Tim Walker joins Lib Dems (9) by The Voice
  LibLink: Robin Teverson: We should clean up our own mess, not export it to China (3) by NewsHound
  German and Brinton stand up for victims on Worboys release (8) by The Voice
  In full: Tim Farron’s interview on Premier Radio (54) by Paul Walter
  Vince: I strongly disagree with Tim Farron – and other Lib Dem reaction (55) by The Voice
11th  Brexit is a luxury for the few – The EU is a necessity for the many (26) by Nick Hopkinson
  Indirect and Direct Messages… (4) by Steve Trevethan
  The January Blues: Depression (9) by Kirsten Johnson
  LibDem Jobwatch (0) by News Meerkat
12th  Observations of an ex pat: Moldova (2) by Tom Arms
  LISTEN: Willie Rennie: My mission this year is to stop Brexit (1) by NewsHound
  Federal Policy Committee report – 10 January 2018 (0) by Jeremy Hargreaves
  Book review: Fire, fury and landmark transparency in the White House (3) by Paul Walter
  As we see disarray in so many aspects of public life, do the Lib Dems need to ask themselves some very tough questions? (70) by Judy Abel
13th  ALDC’s by-election report – 11 January 2018 (14) by ALDC
  Brian Paddick writes…We need to reassure people that Liberal Democrats remain the most accepting of all the political parties, whoever you are and whatever you believe (21) by Brian Paddick
14th  Prospects for the EU negotiations (6) by Nick Hopkinson
  Vince, Christine, Jo and Layla marked out as politicians to watch in 2018 (5) by NewsHound
  What do you think of the revamped Members’ area of party website? (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dem Job Watch: Could you work in the party’s press or digital teams? (1) by The Voice
  How we could exit from Brexit – a detailed plan (33) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince Cable on Carillion: Shareholders are going to have to take a hit (26) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #502 (1) by Caron Lindsay
  William Wallace of Saltaire on singing at the Coronation (3) by Caron Lindsay
15th  Welcome to my day: 15 January 2018 – more experiments in moderation? (4) by Mark Valladares
  Remain and Reform the EU (155) by Rob Wheway
  A progressive alliance for decency in the news media defeats the Government in the Lords (3) by Mark Valladares
  Fighting Brexit: public opinion and cross-party co-operation (14) by Nick Hopkinson
  Inquiry needed into questionable decisions around Carillion – Cable (37) by NewsHound
  The Expiry Date of a Referendum Result (62) by Wera Hobhouse MP
16th  Prospects for an early General Election and a referendum on the terms of Brexit   (19) by Nick Hopkinson
17th  Jane Dodds writes….Wales has a by-election and we need your help (3) by Jane Dodds
  Two cheers for Liberalism: Thoughts from Torbay (26) by Lee Howgate
  William Wallace writes: Stopping Brexit isn’t enough – we have to help the left behind (33) by Lord William Wallace
  Baroness Sue Miller writes: Lib Dem Conference should debate UN nuclear treaty (26) by Sue Miller
18th  The January Blues: Desolation (6) by Kirsten Johnson
  My Grandad – A tribute to Liberal Party president Lord Evans of Claughton (11) by Lucy Johnson
  For Winchester 1997, read Virginia 2017 (4) by Alex Paul
  Can you name these three animals? Congratulations! Your cognitive skills could be up there with the US President (5) by Paul Walter
  Responding to Labour Remain (38) by Mark Argent
19th  Observations of an ex pat: Nuclear madness (5) by Tom Arms
  A wander around the opinion polls (45) by Caron Lindsay
  Paddy: Trump’s tweets could trigger war (8) by NewsHound
  Jo Swinson debates ethics and artificial intelligence – and suggests the Lovelace Oath (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Stephen Lloyd on why Holocaust Memorial Day is so important (1) by The Voice
20th  How you can support LDV’s #timetotalk Day posts (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Whodathunkit? Michael Portillo says David Lloyd George is a hero of his (3) by Paul Walter
  ALDC’s by-election report – 18 January 2018 (1) by ALDC
21st  Good news for disabled people as Government gives up fighting PIP decision – maybe (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Three interesting facts about this year’s Scottish Liberal Democrats’ Spring Conference (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Congratulations, Jacinda (9) by Ruth Bright
  Vince talks about his attitude to money (1) by NewsHound
  Tom Brake: CBI pours cold water on Govenrment’s Brexit plans (11) by The Voice
  Scottish Lib Dems launch consultation on social care. (1) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #503 (0) by Caron Lindsay
22nd  Welcome to my day: 22 January – the experiments continue… (1) by Mark Valladares
  Yemen – obstacles and pathways to peace (3) by Paul Reynolds
  Should the Liberal Democrats sell themselves like chocolate? (72) by Tahir Maher
  From your Lords correspondent… the Government falls foul of Lord Judge… (1) by Mark Valladares
  A question for our readers. What do you think Liberal Democrat Voice is for? (48) by Mark Valladares
23rd  Boris Johnson on manoeuvres (47) by Joe Otten
  Lib Dems “most sweary peers in House of Lords” (8) by NewsHound
  Work and Pensions Secretary agrees with Lib Dem pension proposal (4) by The Voice
  Vince on Sky Ruling: This should be the end of the matter (4) by The Voice
24th  Poverty and homelessness figures show how children are being let down (12) by Caron Lindsay
  How to prevent a repeat of the Carillion catastrophe (40) by David Thorpe
  Feminist and trans equality organisations can work very well together – Scotland leads the way (1) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Wera Hobhouse on why Brexit is a bad idea (7) by The Voice
  Jo Swinson on The President’s Club: Time’s up on this crap (35) by Caron Lindsay
25th  It shouldn’t be a man’s world, but it is…. (11) by Kirsten Johnson
  Our NHS needs money! (80) by The Voice
  The first live press conference – 57 years ago today (7) by Kirsten Johnson
26th  Observations of an ex pat: Whataboutery (20) by Tom Arms
  Christine Jardine’s speech for Holocaust Memorial Day (3) by The Voice
  The Presidents Club is not the only prestigious men only event (7) by Caron Lindsay
  ALDC’s by-election report – 25 January 2018 (4) by ALDC
27th  Vince Cable’s message for Holocaust Memorial Day: Our words must build and encourage, not divide or destroy (2) by The Voice
  WATCH: Willie Rennie’s message for Holocaust Memorial Day (0) by The Voice
  Ben Stoneham writes: Lib Dem Lords will hold Government to account on EU Withdrawal Bill (6) by Ben Stoneham
  WATCH: Vince on Lib Dems’ proud record on LGBT rights (1) by Caron Lindsay
28th  The ongoing fight for social justice (7) by David Warren
  Two things the Lib Dems need to do to move forward (107) by Caron Lindsay
  Labour “betraying members and parliamentary base” by opposing single market membership (50) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #504 (0) by Caron Lindsay
29th  Welcome to my day: 29 January 2018 – is something pecking at you… (0) by Mark Valladares
  From our Lords Correspondent: the Government see sense, and the Brexit Bill comes… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Rebuilding the Party – a short term fix or a long-term dilemma (30) by Tahir Maher
  Sal Brinton writes…Transgender rights are core to Lib Dem values (34) by Sal Brinton
  You’ve spoken, so what am I planning to do about it? (17) by Mark Valladares
  Federal Conference Committee report – January 2018 (25) by Zoe O’Connell
30th  The Golden Thread (31) by Andy Cooke
  Why targeting has damaged the Party (89) by Michael Meadowcroft
  Brexit hits the buffers of logic (45) by Geoff Crocker
  Dick Newby: Withdrawal Bill exhibits Government’s arrogance and incompetence (5) by The Voice
31st  Rennie warns of budget cuts to councils and health boards (4) by The Voice
  Reminder: #TimetoTalk Day tomorrow – tell your story (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson calls for misogyny to be made a hate crime (13) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Vince Cable: With 100 Lib Dem peers, Brexiters are coming on to our turf (22) by NewsHound
  Sal Brinton writes: Hungry for Democracy? (5) by Sal Brinton
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