Monthly Archives: April 2018

1st  Watch: Happy Easter from Wera Hobhouse (2) by Caron Lindsay
  The town that wants its own Brexit (5) by NewsHound
  Exclusive: New allegations over misuse of data by shady campaigning firm (5) by The Voice
  The lighter side of Brexit – why we staged our April 1st satire (3) by John King
  Willie Rennie completes 117 mile run and raises over £7000 for mental health charity (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #513 (1) by Caron Lindsay
2nd  Welcome to my day: 2 April 2018 – back in the USSR? (0) by Mark Valladares
  Vince Cable on internet regulation (8) by Gordon Lishman
  Child poverty is a disgrace in a rich country (24) by Oliver Craven
  How can the Lib Dems get back to the centre of the pitch? (121) by Judy Abel
3rd  Why I’ve changed my mind on Fixed Odds Betting terminals (13) by David Thorpe
  Taking back control of our laws? A reality check, part 3 (39) by Arnold Kiel
  Time to stop wringing our hands on gender balance (12) by Ruth Bright
4th  Vince Cable launches Lib Dem Local Election campaign: Lib Dems show local government at its best (24) by The Voice
  Your last chance to respond to policy consultations (34) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: What’s Christine Jardine’s hidden talent? (2) by NewsHound
  Brexit on the streets in Bishop’s Stortford (8) by Mark Argent
  So who’s missing from the coverage of the #genderpaygap? (4) by Caron Lindsay
5th  The day the arts took a swipe at cuts… (8) by Callum Robertson
  Sure Start centre closures hit vulnerable families hardest (3) by Kirsten Johnson
  A Case for British Chapter 11 (6) by Tahir Maher
  Brexit: what will happen to the European Social Fund? (3) by Kirsten Johnson
  Alex speaks out on assisted dying (4) by The Voice
6th  Observations of an ex pat: Russian spy evidence again and again and… (20) by Tom Arms
  Millicent Fawcett, a woman who changed the lives of many. You can, too (0) by Flo Clucas
  Inequality – it’s getting worse (19) by Kirsten Johnson
  Any Liberal government worth its salt would repeal the sugar tax (49) by Andy Briggs
  Housing – where should it go? (13) by Kirsten Johnson
  Keep the faith: our party should not consider any merger (271) by Katharine Pindar
  Let’s celebrate another amazing Highland Lib Dem GAIN (3) by Caron Lindsay
7th  Baroness Sally Hamwee writes: Developing a distinctly liberal policy on immigration (45) by Sally Hamwee
  New Issue of Liberator Out (0) by Liberator Collective
  Young Lib Dem Councillor Ben Lawrie talks about his experience of Depression (1) by Caron Lindsay
8th  Liblink: Christine Jardine: My shock at Islamophobia wrapped up in Union flag (2) by NewsHound
  LibLink: Robin Teverson: It is the fuel poor who are destined to feel the post Brexit chill (4) by NewsHound
  LibLink: Nick Clegg – Elected representatives will do the right thing on Brexit (7) by The Voice
9th  Welcome to my day: 9 April 2018 – I went to a marvellous Party… (3) by Mark Valladares
  We must make a passionate case for staying in the EU! (86) by Chris Bowers
  The sugar tax is as liberal as they come (45) by Harry Samuels
  Moldova: on the edge of the Union, looking in… (1) by Mark Valladares
10th  The ‘Education battlefield’ (29) by John Marriott
11th  Come and taste the coffee (9) by Mary Reid
  Your Home, Your Power Station (15) by Edward Robinson
  Helping the Homeless (4) by Tahir Maher
  A new campaign to restore the political disability fund (3) by David Buxton
12th  Vince Cable on Syria (32) by The Voice
  Taking action against Syria is not liberal interventionism (27) by David Thorpe
13th  ++Stunning win for Dr Kate O’Kelly in Chichester and two other encouraging first-time performances in yesterday’s by-elections (17) by Paul Walter
  LDV wishes Norman Lamb well (13) by The Voice
  Wars are rackets – some more than others? (9) by Steve Trevethan
  Letter to Vince Cable – UK military action in Syria is not justified (36) by Peter Wrigley
  Announcing the Liberal Democrat Campaign for Race Equality (11) by Roderick Lynch
  The Independent View: Thank you Dorothy! (4) by Matt Cadman
14th  Why is a parliamentary vote on military action necessary? (18) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Perfect Storm (30) by Tom Arms
15th  Jane Dodds: Lib Dems offer hope and optimism to Wales (2) by The Voice
  Scottish Lib Dems highlight “destructive” short prison sentences for pregnant women (2) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Catherine Bearder: Brexit threatens the very fabric of the Good Friday Agreement (2) by NewsHound
  WATCH: People’s Vote campaign launch (8) by Caron Lindsay
  In full: Jane Dodds’ Leader’s Speech to Welsh Liberal Democrat Spring Conference (1) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #514 (0) by Caron Lindsay
16th  Welcome to my day: 16 April 2018 – back to the grind… (5) by Mark Valladares
  Live and campaign in an area with a lot of second homes? (3) by David Beavan
  In Full: Sal Brinton’s speech to Welsh Conference – Welsh Lib Dems are here to stay and here to win (1) by The Voice
  From our Lords Correspondent: 18 April – Brexit rears its ugly head again… (3) by Mark Valladares
  Brexit from afar: a Caribbean perspective… (14) by Mark Valladares
  Future Women MPs Weekend 2018 – back by popular demand (4) by Natalie Chindipha
17th  The cruelty and insensitivity of the Home Office summed up in a single booklet (34) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince’s three questions on Syrian airstrikes (19) by Caron Lindsay
18th  Paul Tyler writes…Was the Brexit poll compromised? (11) by Paul Tyler
  Jane Dodds on the Welsh Lib Dems vision of hope and optimism to tackle today’s giant evils (1) by Caron Lindsay
  I Can Feel it in The Air (24) by Tahir Maher
  Three important aspects of Barbara Bush’s legacy (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Isabelle Parasram’s report into sexual impropriety complaints handling published (2) by The Voice
  Let’s not forget that the Gender Pay Gap reporting requirement is Jo’s Law (0) by Caron Lindsay
19th  Lib Dem Lawyers’ Open Memo calls for more vocal party support for legal aid (27) by Antony Hook
  Lords wins are essential to democratic process (15) by The Voice
  Vince Cable speech: break-up the big tech monopolies (7) by News Meerkat
  Airstrikes Alone Will Not Solve the Syrian Crisis (17) by Ryan Priest
  New Committee report out saying tenants needed more protection (7) by Kirsten Johnson
  The Value of PCCs (6) by Victoria Charleston
  Thatcham West by-election results – Live post to be updated as the results come in (0) by Paul Walter
20th  +++Three Lib Dem by-election gains from the Tories tonight (13) by Paul Walter
  What’s happening at Scottish Conference today? (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: The Commonwealth (11) by Tom Arms
  Let this be the last first past the post election in London Boroughs (29) by Ian Sanderson
  LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: manager of the month for March (4) by Stephen Tall
21st  What’s happening at Scottish Conference today (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Future Women MPs Weekend – DEADLINE EXTENDED (0) by Natalie Chindipha
  WATCH: Willie Rennie’s speech to Scottish Conference (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Brexit: No cake, but let’s welcome the prospect of a nice big bit of fudge! (50) by Paul Walter
22nd  Vince Cable as you have never seen him before (3) by Caron Lindsay
  My first year as Director for People (5) by Rachel Palma-Randle
  WATCH: Vince Cable’s speech to Scottish Conference (2) by The Voice
  Don’t be fooled by Labour’s posturing on #peoplesvote (19) by Caron Lindsay
  Scottish Liberal Democrats back abortion clinic exclusion zones and decriminalisation (8) by Caron Lindsay
  The highlights of Scottish Conference (0) by Caron Lindsay
23rd  Welcome to my day: 23 April 2018 – there’s never a dragon around when you want one… (2) by Mark Valladares
  So, what does being an English Liberal mean? (22) by Mark Valladares
  LibLink: Derek Laud on the Windrush debacle (16) by Mark Valladares
  Publication of Report on Sexual Impropriety Complaints Handling – an update from Special Investigation Counsel, Isabelle Parasram (2) by Isabelle Parasram
  How an opposition Councillor can make a difference: My School Uniform Grant Story (6) by James Calder
24th  Manchester Together – Liberal Democrats launch powerful campaign video (8) by The Voice
  OFSTED should not ostracise children who choose to practise faith (14) by Khalil Yousuf
  Update on the party’s immigration policy consultation (22) by Adam Pritchard
25th  What the Lib Dems offer Manchester (3) by The Voice
  Layla Moran: Public Accounts Committee report shows Government in Brexit chaos (1) by The Voice
  LibLink: Ed Davey: New Data Law could lead to more Windrush scandals (3) by NewsHound
  Mick Clark selected for Yeovil (1) by The Voice
  How to get Lib Dem Voice by email (1) by The Voice
  Will Brexit Affect the NHS (14) by Tahir Maher
26th  New report out shows more paediatric consultants needed (0) by Kirsten Johnson
  We need to ban upskirting (4) by Kirsten Johnson
  What you need to know about GDPR (6) by Sanjay Samani and Richard Kember
  Rise of Foodbank Use Linked to Universal Credit (55) by Kirsten Johnson
27th  Observations of an ex pat: Fettered press (9) by Tom Arms
  Alfie Evans’ parents deserve our sympathy for an outcome that has always been inevitable (3) by Caron Lindsay
  The Friday the Thirteenth horror franchise continues (8) by Caron Lindsay
28th  Candidate selections: How are we doing on diversity? (16) by Caron Lindsay
  How should Liberals respond to Trump’s visit? (22) by Param Barodia
29th  Vince: Supermarket mega-merger must be referred to competition watchdog. (16) by The Voice
  Vince on Marr – Rudd, race and the need for a People’s vote on Brexit (11) by Caron Lindsay
  History made as the Scottish Parliament passes landmark Social Security Bill, improved by cross-party co-operation (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson: I’ll take my baby in a sling to protest Trump (6) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #515 (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Amber Rudd resigns – what does this mean for the Home Office, Brexit…and the PM? (30) by Caron Lindsay
30th  Welcome to my day: 30 April 2018 – all for you, Sofia… (4) by Mark Valladares
  60 years of women in the House of Lords (4) by Helen Tamblyn-Saville Christina Morgan-Danvers Tad Jones
  Are we getting the messaging wrong on Brexit? (39) by Mark Argent
  Play-by-play account of last week’s defeat on the Withdrawal Bill (0) by John Dobson
  Christine Jardine MP: Last week’s Commons debate confirms natural majority for the customs union (4) by Paul Walter
  What is the Liberal Democrat offer to working class voters? (141) by David Thorpe
  @ALDEParty Council Report: and now, the end is near?… (1) by Mark Valladares
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  • User AvatarDavid Raw 16th Nov - 10:45pm
    To be frank, Congressman Cherin, I'm getting pretty fed up with people putting a gloss on things and pretending that a cruel disaster (UC) is...
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    I have seen an explanation of possible reasons for the Dursley result. I have copied them to the private forum, so if you want to...
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    Great to hear this is available. Anything that brings down barriers, making things equal for all, is a step in the right direction. There's so...
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    Good results in all 3 seats except for Stroud DC where there was a collapse in vote share from 24.1%. It would be good to...
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    @ David Raw. Yes, indeed. Surely someone from LDV should find out what went wrong in Stroud.