Monthly Archives: June 2018

1st  Observations of an ex pat: Divorce settlement (30) by Tom Arms
  The new Chair of the Party’s Federal Finance and Resources Committee is… (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Review: Anger Management Episode 4 – Nick Clegg in conversation with Harriet Harman (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Layla on Any Questions tonight (16) by Caron Lindsay
2nd  Charles Kennedy – three years on (9) by Caron Lindsay
  How Britain staying in can help hold the EU together (99) by Katharine Pindar
  Vince on how the Lib Dems are transforming British politics – but can we do better? (41) by Caron Lindsay
  LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: manager of the season! (7) by Stephen Tall
3rd  Liberal Democrats select new Parliamentary candidate for North Devon (17) by The Voice
  The Ashdown Prize – how there can be more than one winner (19) by Caron Lindsay
  Review: Turning Point: Unscripted Reflections by Steve Richards – The formation of the SDP (6) by Caron Lindsay
  The housing crisis – long overdue for some “big ideas” (25) by Helen Flynn
  Layla Moran talks about her bariatric surgery on Any Questions and calls for focus on wellbeing in schools (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #518 (0) by Caron Lindsay
4th  Welcome to my day: 4 June 2018 – as you near your destination, the more Brexit’s slip, sliding away? (1) by Mark Valladares
  The railway ticketing and fares consultation is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to change fares for customers. The Government must act on its recommendations. (28) by Jenny Randerson
  A changing of the guard at Federal Conference Committee (10) by The Voice
  Liberal Democrats must fight every PCC election in 2020 (14) by Jeremy Hilton
  How would you like to find out more about Federal International Relations Committee? (4) by Mark Valladares
5th  A Very English Scandal (27) by Martin Thomas
  How the government tried to win hearts and minds during the Northern Ireland troubles (3) by Paul Walter
  Four go in search of big ideas (15) by Gordon Lishman
6th  Federal Conference Committee Report Back (2) by Zoe O’Connell
  Lib Dem MPs support abortion rights for women in Northern Ireland (18) by Caron Lindsay
  The Israel-Palestine Peace Process in 2018 and the UK Lib Dems (6) by Paul Reynolds
  Brexit causes UK to lose £3.5bn in science and research (2) by Tahir Maher
  Financialization, Manufacturing and Public Services (14) by John Hann
7th  Why you should go to Lewisham this weekend (2) by Lord William Wallace
  Jo Swinson introduces Private Member’s Bill on parental leave (4) by Kirsten Johnson
  Time to back the Communication Workers Union campaign to outlaw low level letter boxes (20) by Paul Walter
  82% back increase in taxes to fund NHS (10) by Kirsten Johnson
  Vince’s IPPR speech (4) by Kirsten Johnson
  Brake: May on the back foot over backstop Brexit (4) by The Voice
8th  A Lib Dem GAIN and some good vote increases in last night’s by-elections (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Surely we should be concentrating our energies on Jeremy Corbyn, not people who are already supporting a people’s vote (17) by The Voice
  Observations of an ex pat: Too much of a good thing (1) by Tom Arms
  Dear Vince, Please stop and think before blaming immigrants (71) by Lib Dem Immigrants
  Lewisham East: Why I came for an afternoon and stayed for the whole campaign (2) by Peter Barton
  Review: A very English Scandal (12) by Michael Meadowcroft
  Friday fun: Can you tell what Christine Jardine thinks of Scottish Labour’s stance on Brexit? (1) by Newsmoggie
9th  Vision, compassion and inspiration: Roger Roberts’ essential elements for immigration (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Cyril Smith: “Scurrilous hearsay?” (28) by Ruth Bright
  Jenny Willott gets an OBE in the Birthday Honours (1) by The Voice
10th  LibLink: Jo Swinson: Seven steps you can take to fight Brexit (3) by NewsHound
  ‘A definite buzz” in Lucy Salek’s Lewisham LIb Dem Campaign HQ (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince backs Wera Hobhouse’s bill to outlaw “Upskirting” (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Christine Jardine to cover foreign affairs during Jo Swinson’s maternity leave (2) by The Voice
  Celebrating 100 years of women having the vote – Processions 2018 (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #519 (0) by Caron Lindsay
11th  The decline of the high street: a liberal solution (62) by David Thorpe
  Lewisham East – more news from the frontline (4) by Graham Colley
12th  Justice minister Phillip Lee resigns over government handling of Brexit (18) by Joe Otten
  Money in Switzerland (25) by Joe Bourke
  EU Withdrawal Bill: This isn’t over yet (32) by Caron Lindsay
13th  Interview with the new Chair of Federal Conference Committee – Geoff Payne – Part 1 of 3 (0) by Tahir Maher
  Obituary: George Grubb: The epitome of all that is best about the party (7) by Kevin Lang
  Interview with the new Chair of FCC – Geoff Payne – Part 2 of 3 (1) by Tahir Maher
  Interview with the new Chair of FCC – Geoff Payne – Part 3 of 3 (0) by Tahir Maher
  Artificial Intelligence and Liberty (21) by Tahir Maher
  New Issue of Liberator Out – Issue 390 of Liberator is on its way to subscribers. (0) by Liberator Collective
  Paddy rallies the troops at Lewisham (0) by Paul Walter
  SNP stunt kills off chance of devolution debate (20) by Caron Lindsay
14th  An academic Brexodus is upon us (17) by The Voice
  Parity of esteem for mental health – petition to change Health and Safety legislation (0) by Kirsten Johnson
  Legacy of Grenfell (16) by Joe Bourke
  Alistair Carmichael: Voting for what the SNP wanted would have left Scotland weaker (7) by Caron Lindsay
  Lewisham East…what can we expect? (14) by Caron Lindsay
15th  19% swing from Labour to Lucy Salek in Lewisham East (28) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: British shambles (9) by Tom Arms
  Wera Hobhouse wins Government support to make upskirting a specific sexual offence (17) by The Voice
  Christine Jardine on why medical cannabis should be legalised (4) by The Voice
  Lib Dems wins three seats on Southwark Borough Council in delayed election (3) by Paul Walter
  Wera Hobhouse slams lone Tory MP for pointlessly sabotaging “upskirting” bill (14) by Paul Walter
16th  Radical Liberalism and Taxes (55) by Joe Bourke
  Triple win in deferred Council election for Lib Dems (22) by The Voice
  Vince’s message for Eid al-Fitr (0) by The Voice
  Could you help take the Party’s training to the next level? (0) by Sarah Green
  Christine Jardine: Make medical cannabis available for all who need it (6) by The Voice
17th  The Thorpe Affair – What if? (18) by John Marriott
  Christine Jardine: Why I support equal marriage and transgender rights (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Theresa May shamelessly takes up discredited Leave campaign slogan (17) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #520 (0) by Caron Lindsay
18th  Welcome to my day: 18 June 2018 – now you see it, now you don’t? (4) by Mark Valladares
  A gentle ramble through Mrs May’s arithmetic… (43) by Mark Valladares
  The decline of local journalism may mean more than just a lack of transparency… (6) by Mark Valladares
19th  Victory declared for ‘upskirting’ Bill (13) by The Voice
  Unpicking the great mish-mash of policy wheezes (2) by David Boyle
  Tim Farron MP writes: Lib Dems would restore decency and dignity for refugees (8) by Tim Farron MP
  Liblink: Baroness Thomas… ‘do away with hostile atmosphere’ (2) by The Voice
  Freedom of movement and liberal overreach (105) by Joe Otten
20th  Radical Drugs Reform Needed (3) by Tahir Maher
  Compassion and Trust in Politics (7) by John Kelly
  What’s happened to the “Official Opposition”? (13) by Paul Tyler
  Know about crime and policing or how to share benefits of economic growth? (2) by The Voice
  Theresa May – the Tories’ Harold Wilson? (11) by Paul Walter
  All the best, Jo… (3) by Caron Lindsay
21st  Christine Jardine’s personal story on why we need to legalise cannabis (5) by Kirsten Johnson
  Winning back former south-western strongholds: looking beyond Brexit (28) by Luke Jeffery
  Review: Global Soul – Nick Clegg’s latest podcast with author Elif Shafak (5) by Caron Lindsay
  ‘Not-Spots’: if the networks won’t fill them, should Lib Dems try to force them to? (12) by David Cooper
  Gosport findings ‘shocking and devastating’ (6) by Mary Reid
  Lib Dems are very clear about the rights of transgender people (4) by Sal Brinton
  Make time for football! The social impact of participating in culture and sport (4) by Kirsten Johnson
  Update on ‘upskirting’ Bill (7) by The Voice
22nd  A duo of Lib Dem GAINS and a good hold (26) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat…Trumps immigration battle plan (1) by Tom Arms
  Kate Pickett to speak at SLF Conference (5) by Helen Flynn
  The Independent View: We will remember, 23 years since the Srebrenica genocide (4) by Andrew Tromans
23rd  Two years on…. (30) by Caron Lindsay
  Dick Newby: We will not rest until we have stopped Brexit (19) by Dick Newby
  Wendy Chamberlain selected for Lib Dems’ most winnable seat (2) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Wera Hobhouse: Upskirting will prove to be a meteorite to Westminster’s political dinosaurs (2) by NewsHound
  Vince: Keep fighting, keep hoping. We will win (43) by Caron Lindsay
24th  Co-operation with the Greens – debunking the arguments against (36) by Chris Bowers
  Watch: Jane Dodds on Welsh Lib Dems’ vision and campaigns (1) by Caron Lindsay
  How Lib Dems have made the news this week – Gosport, upskirting, trains and cannabis oil (6) by Caron Lindsay
  We’re all horrified at Trump’s treatment of immigrants and children but let’s not forget the UK is pretty terrible too (9) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #521 (0) by Caron Lindsay
25th  Welcome to my day: Monday 25 June – it’s not the despair, it’s the hope that gets you… (5) by Mark Valladares
  Labour’s Bank of England plan is based on ignorance (13) by David Thorpe
  Assisted dying – an expression of individual freedom (7) by Catherine Royce
  With more money coming to the NHS do we need to rethink how it’s spent? (35) by Judy Abel
  Lib Dems condemn “betrayal” of Swansea Tidal Lagoon cancellation (12) by The Voice
26th  IFS announces: peak pensioner and falling inequality (39) by Joe Otten
  Vince Cable outlines pragmatic steps to boost housing supply. (15) by The Voice
  A dose of reality in the heart of one of the states that swung it for Trump in 2016 (34) by Paul Walter
27th  Telling Tales (17) by Tahir Maher
  Knife Crime (5) by Tahir Maher
  Brexit: It isn’t all over yet – not by a long way! (117) by Lord William Wallace
28th  The inspiration for European integration is part of British history too (7) by Edward Robinson
  LibLink: Layla Moran “Airbus shows businesses are running out of patience with our Government” (27) by Mary Reid
  On feisty and ditzy women (25) by Mary Reid
29th  Observations of an expat: F-*-*-k Business (12) by Tom Arms
  How transgender people are treated in prison (7) by Lord Navnit Dholakia
  In praise of being a by-election candidate (6) by Rebecca Hanson
30th  What chance for British people to retain their EU citizenship? (18) by Caron Lindsay
  Review: Yes we (still) can, by Dan Pfeiffer (7) by Caron Lindsay
  Caroline Pidgeon highlights Oyster “cash mountain” (16) by The Voice
  Why we need to Demand Democracy… (17) by Caron Lindsay

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