Monthly Archives: February 2018

1st  #timetotalk – Supporting Children’s Mental Health (0) by Kirsten Johnson
  #timetotalk – My story (5) by Ruth Bright
  LGBT History Month (3) by Jen Yockney
  Why we need a vote on the deal – and include 16-year-olds (18) by Lord Roger Roberts
  Norman Lamb MP writes…On #timetotalk day tell Government to deliver on equal treatment for physical and mental health (19) by Norman Lamb MP
  Jo Swinson is on Question Time tonight – and LISTEN to her Women’s Hour interview (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems GAIN another Council seat in Sunderland (22) by Caron Lindsay
2nd  Observations of an ex pat: Let’s talk (10) by Tom Arms
  New issue of Liberator out (1) by The Liberator Collective
  We’ve come so far, but the fight for full equality for LGBT+ communities is far from being over (1) by Mathew Hulbert
  Why a good targeting strategy is essential (32) by Paul Holmes
  How to be liberal, Christian and gay (28) by Chris Adams
3rd  ALDC’s by-election report 2 February 2017 (5) by ALDC
  Lib Dem Jobwatch special – a Scottish Campaigns Chief (0) by Caron Lindsay
4th  Lord William Wallace writes…Britain’s deepening political confusion (7) by Lord William Wallace
  Vince on Marr: Corbyn under “tremendous pressure” to support Lib Dems on referendum on Brexit deal (5) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Layla Moran: There are no winners from Brexit’s nuclear option (0) by NewsHound
  Vince: Dear Jeremy, Stop supporting Tory Brexit and give the people a say (23) by The Voice
  My first vote and why I’m still #hungry4democracy (5) by Caron Lindsay
  We might not be discussing mental health detention at our Conference, but we are trying to change things (8) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #505 (1) by Caron Lindsay
5th  Welcome to my day: 5 February 2018 – time to wrap up a little warmer? (5) by Mark Valladares
  Expert health panel calls for ringfenced health and care tax to replace National Insurance (19) by NewsHound
  From our Lords correspondent: the Bill cometh, but will the building fall down before it can be passed? (10) by Mark Valladares
  “Time to reform NHS funding” – Vince Cable (16) by Vince Cable
  Liberal Democrats are the party where everyone belongs (8) by Phil Wainewright
  GINI Coefficient – is it really a measure of Press Power? (6) by Tahir Maher
  The #Hungry4Democracy fast begins (7) by Caron Lindsay
6th  Fragile family finances make Brexit unaffordable (30) by Andrew Haldane
  Book Review: Equal Power and how you can make it happen (8) by Ruth Bright
  100 Years and Counting (12) by Flo Clucas
  Jo Swinson, the Liberal Party and Women’s Suffrage (2) by Duncan Brack
  Sal Brinton’s call to action on women’s representation – and tales of BBC bad practice and great Liberal women (0) by The Voice
  Lib Dems mark #vote100 (1) by Caron Lindsay
7th  Donna Lalek goes from 5th to 3rd and increases vote share in Alyn and Deeside by-election (12) by The Voice
  Floella Benjamin on trouser suits, pioneering pregnancy at work and fighting for gender and race equality (2) by The Voice
  Jo Swinson MP writes…Wringing our hands or shrugging our shoulders isn’t enough to fight discrimination (5) by Jo Swinson MP
  Towards a party strategy (43) by Mark Pack
  Can we afford a Universal Basic Income? (49) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  Clever question from Vince shows Brexit threat to NHS (9) by Caron Lindsay
  Brexit starts to look very, very scary (26) by The Voice
8th  Layla and Ed try to change laws on homelessness (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Sal Brinton talks of being stuck in House of Lords as peer refused to move to let her past (4) by The Voice
  Gender equality… how becoming a councillor has changed my perspective (5) by Antony Hook
  Building on our green credentials (5) by Kirsten Johnson
  What the Lib Dems can learn about economics from Donald Trump (1) by David Thorpe
  Why it’s time to follow Jo’s lead in tackling sexist behaviour (3) by Caron Lindsay
  What will you do to make sure the party is welcoming to BAME people? (17) by Caron Lindsay
9th  Observation of an ex pat: Money scales (14) by Tom Arms
  What should we do about Labour? (102) by Katharine Pindar
  Vintage election nights: the time a painter had to come on screen to extend the Swingometer (1) by Paul Walter
  Southport and strategy (9) by Gordon Lishman
  There’s no hypocrisy in putting grid girls out of work (16) by Ben Andrew
  Jonathan Marks writes…muddled thinking over the EAW threatens our security (3) by Jonathan Marks
10th  LibLink: Nick Clegg – British cross-border supply chains will be strangled by hard Brexit red tape (19) by Paul Walter
  Land Value Tax – Where are we as a party? (90) by Joe Bourke
  Can you help elect April in May? (2) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Vince’s Q and A at Launchpad North (4) by The Voice
11th  Implementing Alderdice’s recommendations will make the Liberal Democrats stronger (4) by Kishan Devani
  It’s not just the ridiculous and ignorant mistakes made in PIP and ESA assessments that should worry us (23) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince on the Government’s “Road to Brexit” plans (9) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #506 (2) by Caron Lindsay
12th  Welcome to my day: 12 February 2018 – it might be a pisco sour kind of a day… (0) by Mark Valladares
  ALDC’s Kickstart Weekend: my experience attending as a newbie (0) by ALDC
  Federal People Development Committee Report – 30 January 2018 (5) by Miranda Roberts
  Austerity and Napoleon (18) by Tahir Maher
  The final deal: what would we say? (12) by Rob Parsons
  How to pay for local services? (21) by John Marriott
  Does “Assume” Make an Ass out of U and Me? (0) by Steve Trevethan
  Why is our “Core Vote” only middle class metropolitan remainers? (79) by Oliver Craven
13th  Liblink: Shas Sheehan on Oxfam (19) by Joe Otten
  John Stuart Mill would have supported hard Brexit, says Boris (41) by Paul Walter
14th  On BBC Newsnight, Vince explains why hard Brexit is anything but liberal (11) by Paul Walter
  Janet Fookes’ winning ways – and they had nothing to do with her red hair! (3) by Paul Walter
  In praise of Parish Councils (11) by Paul Walter
  “A back of a fag packet speech” – Tom Brake on today’s Boris speech (18) by Paul Walter
  Vince Cable joins rally to press for international students to be excluded from migration figures (4) by Paul Walter
  Are “Just-in-time” supply chains evil? (7) by Paul Walter
15th  Our Immigration System is not fit for purpose! (39) by Lord Roger Roberts
  “Utterly damning report” on PIP and ESA Assessments (9) by Kirsten Johnson
  Inaugural meeting of the Race Equality Policy Working Group (6) by Merlene Emerson
  Framing the message… (6) by Richard Maxwell
  #TreatMeWell campaign launched today (0) by Kirsten Johnson
16th  +++Three stonking by-election gains from the Tories plus whopping vote share increases – “something is happening out there” (9) by Paul Walter
  ICYMI: A hat-trick of Lib Dem GAINS in last night’s by-elections (24) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Balking at the Balkans (1) by Tom Arms
  Beyond the European Union: Inequality in British society is the biggest Issue that we face (35) by Gillian Douglass
  No love lost on the road to Brexit (10) by NewsHound
  Vince Cable wishes you a Happy New Year! (1) by Paul Walter
  Campbell and Davey: Three things May must say in Munich (0) by The Voice
17th  Voting reform is vital for a more diverse Parliament (19) by Caron Lindsay
  Action needed in Scotland to help terminally ill homeless people (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Campbell: May’s speech shows that staying in the EU is best for Britain’s security (17) by The Voice
18th  Lib Dem Jobwatch Special – Head of Membership and Engagement – closes tomorrow (0) by The Voice
  Willie Rennie: It’s time for pro EU progressives in Labour to speak out (29) by The Voice
19th  Layla Moran: Conservatives are abdicating their responsibilities on sex education (5) by News Meerkat
  What more do we need to try to do to persuade the British people to vote to stay in the EU? (54) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  Liberal ideas for the future of Leeds – new book in a ninety year-old tradition (0) by Ian MacFadyen
  Cable on Davis speech: Brexit Secretary Secretary makes strong case for staying in the EU (2) by NewsHound
20th  20 years on from the “Bolton Seven” case (2) by Iain Donaldson
  Layla Moran: I almost left the Lib Dems over tuition fees (141) by NewsHound
  A Canvasser’s Dilemma: “Hello, Mr Smith” (8) by Tahir Maher
  Remembering the SDP (32) by David Warren
  Davey: Government must look at evidence on medicinal use of cannabis (3) by The Voice
21st  Anthony Lester steps aside from Lib Dem Lords group amid allegations of sexual harassment (0) by The Voice
  LibLink: Liz Barker: We have a crisis in our charity sector (8) by Caron Lindsay
  Why you should think about submitting an amendment to a Conference motion (2) by Caron Lindsay
  The holistic Need for the Ask an Expert Stand at Conference (0) by Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #507 (0) by Caron Lindsay
22nd  Nascot Lawn respite centre wins High Court reprieve (2) by Kirsten Johnson
  What happened to those burning injustices? (4) by Chris Key
  #TimesUp – victims of domestic violence need safe places to go! (1) by Kirsten Johnson
  How Brexit could strengthen us (18) by John King
23rd  Mixed by-election results – two good GAINs but two losses (9) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Gun crime in America (12) by Tom Arms
  And the new Head of Campaigns for Scotland is….. (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Radical, distinctive and quite possibly the start of something big (23) by Chris Bowers
  Federal Policy Committee Report – 21 February 2018 (2) by Geoff Payne
  There’s going to be some passionate debate at Scottish Conference…. (1) by Caron Lindsay
24th  Christine Jardine: What happened to our humanity, our open arms and our desire to give children the best start in life? (4) by The Voice
  Vince: Government must act to secure university lecturers’ pensions (15) by Caron Lindsay
  The Bus Oxford tried to ban comes to Edinburgh (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince focuses on housing as he visits his old Council ward (14) by The Voice
25th  LibLink: Dick Taverne: The MP who beat Eurosceptics to hang on to his seat (7) by NewsHound
  Brake urges Corbyn to back single market membership (64) by The Voice
  Jo Swinson on sexism, making space for learning and how equal power benefits us all (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #508 (0) by Caron Lindsay
26th  We must deliver upon the Alderdice Review (13) by Tahir Maher
  From our Lords Correspondent: 20-23 February – you might want to think about this… and this… and that… (7) by Mark Valladares
  Young Liberals react to Universities strike (4) by Young Liberals
  LibLink : Floella Benjamin : Ministers should seize the baton and get serious on child obesity (4) by NewsHound
  The Tory-Labour Brexit bandwagon rolls on…time for us to shine (29) by Caron Lindsay
27th  Authoritarianism with a capital A (21) by David Warren
  LibLink: Jenny Randerson: The drone market is a bit like the Wild West. It needs some rules to make it safe (1) by NewsHound
  What does the/a customs union/arrangement mean for Northern Ireland? (76) by Joe Otten
28th  Boris “a real embarrassment” says William Wallace (13) by The Voice
  ALDC’s Knock for Choc (4) by ALDC
  Layla Moran: Homeless people need us to find the money to put a roof over their heads (3) by The Voice
  What did Christine Jardine choose for her first question to the Prime Minister? (0) by The Voice
  Brake: Major is right on Brexit (5) by NewsHound
  Brexit isn’t just causing problems with Northern Ireland (9) by Caron Lindsay

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