Monthly Archives: March 2018

1st  The fundamentals of Brexit don’t change – so opposition to it is a matter of principle! (39) by Edward Robinson
  Book Review – Power to the People: Confessions of a Young Liberal Activist 1975 – 1987 by Felix Dodds (14) by Louise Harris
  Why the Liberal Democrats must adopt Universal Basic Income (113) by Adam Bennett
  Christine Jardine “utterly dismayed” by Leveson statement (7) by The Voice
  Does Vince look fat in this? (10) by Kirsten Johnson
  Today’s cancellation of the 2nd part of the Leveson Inquiry – a massive betrayal of the promises to victims of press abuses (7) by Helen Belcher
  ALDC launches its Election Law Helpline (0) by ALDC
2nd  Lib Dem hold Council seat in East Devon (10) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Disappearing water (3) by Tom Arms
  LibLink: Tom Brake: Boris and Davis aren’t the only ones suffering from “Delusionitis” (4) by NewsHound
  LibLink: Christine Jardine: A shadow over the Edinburgh Festival (1) by NewsHound
  Cable, Umunna and Lucas demand Brexit answers from the Prime Minister (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Cable: May allowing Brexit extremists to neuter any chance of acceptable deal for UK (26) by The Voice
  Former Watford Green candidate joins Lib Dems, praising Mayoral candidate Peter Taylor (1) by The Voice
3rd  Paddy wants your big ideas (17) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems at 30 – let’s be bold, confident and radical (20) by Caron Lindsay
  Got any awkward questions to ask the party committees? (1) by Caron Lindsay
  The 2017 general election – the much overlooked rebalancing of British democracy (6) by Paul Walter
  WATCH: Lib Dems at 30 (41) by The Voice
4th  The reason Tim Farron didn’t vote for merger (9) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson is right on Thatcher statue – women’s achievements must be remembered (44) by Caron Lindsay
  A longer read for the weekend… Sir John Major’s stunning speech on Brexit in full (1) by Paul Walter
  WATCH: Why EU Nationals should vote Lib Dem in Local Elections (5) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #509 (0) by Caron Lindsay
5th  Welcome to my day: 5 March – thoughts turn towards a future… (1) by Mark Valladares
  TUC General Secretary to meet with cross-party leaders to set out Brexit concerns (5) by NewsHound
  “Cook along with Miriam” (0) by NewsHound
  Same old Economic Orthodoxy (55) by Tahir Maher
  Migration and the liberal dilemma (32) by Lord William Wallace
  Viva Verdi, Viva Italia! (15) by Lorenzo Cherin
  Four Go in Search of Big Ideas (17) by Gordon Lishman
  Conference to debate new disciplinary process – how you can find out more (2) by Lord Ken Macdonald
6th  LibLink: Vince picks out Shirley Williams as the female parliamentarian that he most admires from the last 100 years (15) by The Voice
  Lib Dems help win Lords concession on citizens’ rights after Brexit (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Wera Hobhouse presents Bill to outlaw upskirting (7) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson calls on Boris to stand up to Saudi ruler (6) by The Voice
7th  Christine Jardine on how a liking for curly fries can influence the ads you see (2) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Layla Moran talk about gender neutral school uniforms (12) by NewsHound
  What are your top tips for speaking at Conference? (11) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: The #LiberalLondon Rally (1) by Caron Lindsay
8th  It’s International Women’s Day (2) by Kirsten Johnson
  Liberals and Neo-Liberals (48) by Gordon Lishman
  The secret world of Whitehall – and other BBC Michael Cockerell gems (1) by Paul Walter
  The Diversity Approach (3) by Tehani Taylor
  Theatre plug: Tea and Tentacles at Zeta Reticuli (0) by Joe Otten
  International Women’s Day – #AskHerToStand (9) by Elaine Bagshaw
  We must protect our universities’ freedom (14) by Simon Perks
  Lib Dem Councillor Suzy Horton mentioned on Amnesty’s Suffragette Spirit map (1) by NewsHound
  Christine Jardine introduces Bill to rename House of Lords on International Women’s Day (2) by The Voice
  Our last post on International Women’s Day Manchester deserves Better: Manchester needs April (1) by Caron Lindsay
  A pre-Conference Lib Dem GAIN with an almighty swing (19) by Caron Lindsay
9th  Observations of an ex pat: America Direct (7) by Tom Arms
  Ed Davey: Data protection exemption for immigration will ruin thousands of lives (0) by The Voice
  LibLink: Vince Cable: Tories must ditch red lines for the Rock (9) by NewsHound
  ESA appeals figures “absolutely appalling” – Stephen Lloyd (18) by Caron Lindsay
10th  Federal Conference Committee Report: Amendments and emergency motions selected (10) by Zoe O’Connell
  WATCH: The Conference Rally (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Ed Davey to call for more investment in community policing (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince: Lib Dems are going forward (29) by Caron Lindsay
11th  Conference tells Federal Board to think again on new disciplinary processes (13) by Caron Lindsay
  What can we expect from Vince today? (32) by Caron Lindsay
  In full: Vince Cable’s speech to Conference (60) by The Voice
12th  Welcome to my day: 12 March 2018 – for those of you recovering from Conference, I salute you… (1) by Mark Valladares
  Macdonald Report goes back for a rethink – a member of the English Appeals Panel reflects (7) by Mark Valladares
  Liberal Democrats call for new housing revolution (15) by NewsHound
  Local Liberal Democrats join leading charities to condemn Bromley voter ID pilot (22) by Rich Wilsher
  Jess Insall’s clarion call for gender-neutral school uniforms (11) by NewsHound
  Vince explains his ‘blue, white and pink’ remark (35) by Paul Walter
13th  Vince talks to Voice Part 1: Open primaries (19) by Caron Lindsay
  Corbyn slapped down over point-scoring reaction to Salisbury (26) by Joe Otten
  Vince talks to Voice Part 2 – The message to young people – I’ve got your backs (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems respond to the Spring Statement – Hammond ignores the Heffalump in the room (4) by The Voice
  Brake: UK must build coalition to end Putin’s murderous adventurism (120) by The Voice
14th  Vince talks to Voice Part 3: A message of hope that Brexit can be stopped (1) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Layla Moran attack Tory and DUP on cuts to free school meals (5) by Caron Lindsay
  17 days to shape Lib Dem policy on immigration (48) by Caron Lindsay
  A day in the life of…a newly elected member of Federal Conference Committee (6) by Tahir Maher
  Vince talks to Voice Part 4: Liberal ideas for the modern world – open, liberal, green (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems secure major victory to limit cold calling (8) by The Voice
  WATCH: Nick Clegg say that Brexit is a monumental waste of time (29) by Caron Lindsay
15th  Growth in infant mortality highlights desperate pressures on the NHS (6) by The Voice
  Managing staff – a chance to show liberalism in action (4) by Stephen Harte
  Changes to payment for Connect and Salesforce (12) by Nick Harvey
  The dream of a wonderful Brexit (40) by John King
  How much should the Lib Dems focus on UK foreign policy? (6) by Paul Reynolds
  Tributes to former English Party Chair Peter Ellis (6) by Caron Lindsay
16th  Observations of an ex pat: Trump and the Korean Swamp (6) by Tom Arms
  Why Tory pilots for improved integration feel like a microwave dinner (6) by Chris Key
  ALDC’s Local Elections appeal (1) by Victor Chamberlain
  Why Lib Dem members were right to reject a “progressive alliance” (34) by Andy Briggs
  LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: managers of the months (catch-up edition) (1) by Stephen Tall
  Baroness Judith Jolly writes…Brexit must not put public health at risk (0) by Judith Jolly
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #510 (1) by Caron Lindsay
17th  Wearside Lib Dems slam “shockingly misogynist” Council anti-alcohol campaign (11) by Caron Lindsay
  What did you think of Southport? (14) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince calls on Government to delay changes to mortgage interest payment for people on benefits (17) by The Voice
  Swinson: EU nationals won’t be convinced by Labour (0) by NewsHound
18th  How I broke LDHQ’s chatbot (7) by Caron Lindsay
  Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower used to work for Lib Dems and warned us of our 2015 demise (37) by Caron Lindsay
  Tim Farron: How would you want your family to be treated if they were fleeing war? (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Martin Horwood writes…The real issue about Trump, Facebook’s ‘data breach’, why The Observer missed the point and Liberals should care (12) by Martin Horwood
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #511 (1) by Caron Lindsay
19th  Welcome to my day: 19 March 2018 – the chilly breeze of reality… (3) by Mark Valladares
  Thinking the unthinkable is fun and might just lead us somewhere interesting (26) by Chris Bowers
  Brexit: concessions to the left of us, concessions to the right of us… (106) by Mark Valladares
20th  The Democratic primary for New York Governor just got interesting (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Wera Hobhouse’s bill could see 2 year prison sentence for upskirting (14) by The Voice
  Mental Health is not a finished campaign – we need you more than ever. (3) by Lee Dargue
21st  How the Access Fund can help you to attend Conference (0) by Diane Reddell
  The Liberal Democrats must own the Northern Powerhouse  (28) by Tom Morrison
  Are you wearing odd socks today? (1) by Mary Reid
  Euratom was not on the ballot paper (9) by Tahir Maher
  The party’s immigration consultation: Liberalism deserves better (92) by Lib Dem Immigrants
  Lloyd: Government must delay “horror” changes to mortgage support (1) by The Voice
22nd  Bercow, Ten Years On – the #SLCN campaign (0) by Kirsten Johnson
  Lib Dems: Universal Credit could lead to up to 1.3 million evictions (15) by The Voice
  The dire state of mental health services (1) by Kirsten Johnson
  Has social media compromised liberty? (12) by Tahir Maher
23rd  Lib Dems GAIN a Council seat in Aylesbury (14) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Facebook faces the music (10) by Tom Arms
  Who knew knocking on strangers’ doors could be such fun? (6) by Claire Turner
  Review: Read Towards a Liberal Future by David Howarth and Bernard Greaves (21) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Nick Clegg: Brexiters wanted to take back control but we risk losing control of Ireland (25) by NewsHound
24th  What Liberals need to do for the ‘left behind’ (64) by Helen Flynn
  Jo Swinson on leadership, the importance of humility and meeting a hero (2) by NewsHound
  “I know that Vote Leave cheated” – should be a game changer but will it make a difference? (30) by Caron Lindsay
25th  How can we make sure families have enough to live on? (23) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  WATCH: Brake: The British people are entitled to the truth (2) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #512 (0) by Caron Lindsay
26th  Welcome to my day: 26 March 2018 – everyone loves a parade… (0) by Mark Valladares
  British exceptionalism – why even the Liberal Democrats need to get over themselves (12) by Mark Valladares
  Federal Policy Committee report, 21 March 2018 (11) by Duncan Brack
  Was Corbyn right to sack Owen Smith, after he advocated a referendum on the final terms of a Brexit deal? (20) by Mark Argent
  Want to run the best campaign you can? ALDC can show you how… (2) by ALDC
27th  Power to the people (34) by Oliver Craven
  Let’s Count Them In (1) by Alex Hegenbarth
  Corbyn faces demonstration against anti-semitism (64) by Joe Otten
  Taking back control of our money? A reality check, part 1 (69) by Arnold Kiel
28th  Tom Brake: People are entitled to know if Leave won by cheating (18) by Caron Lindsay
  Taking back control of our borders? A reality check, Part 2 (30) by Arnold Kiel
  Federal People Development Committee Report – 20 March 2018 (9) by Miranda Roberts
  Willie Rennie calls for Land Value Tax “to shape society and economy in fair and just way” (22) by Caron Lindsay
29th  Martin Horwood standing for local council (2) by The Voice
  We’ve given an eye-wateringly broad “Snoopers’ Charter” to big corporations (12) by Paul Walter
  A year to Brexit – time to remember that we could and should get out of this mess (13) by Caron Lindsay
  Why we should “Stay” and not “stop Brexit” (22) by Rajin Chowdhury
  Electoral Commission investigate possible funding abuse by Vote Leave (7) by Tahir Maher
  Layla Moran: We shouldn’t be punishing children for taking part in dance and music (7) by Caron Lindsay
  How can we be seen as relevant again? (76) by Katharine Pindar
  Another Thursday night, another Lib Dem Gain (15) by Caron Lindsay
30th  Willie Rennie starts his four marathons in three days around Fife to raise money for mental health (4) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Sal Brinton: Ministers must protect our NHS against privatisation (11) by NewsHound
  Roger Roberts writes: We need to change our culture and welcome people here (10) by Lord Roger Roberts
  Vince Cable’s Easter Message (3) by The Voice
  Vince Cable’s message for Passover (2) by The Voice
31st  #RunRennieRun: The highlights of day one and how you can help on day two (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Your last chance to help us build a liberal immigration policy (10) by Caron Lindsay
  It’s Transgender Day of Visibility – why it should matter to every liberal (6) by Caron Lindsay
  “He was the only politician who was interested” in transgender rights (1) by Caron Lindsay
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