Monthly Archives: September 2018

1st  Vince: I’m not stepping down (but…) (16) by Caron Lindsay
2nd  Why we need a residential Landowners’ Levy (20) by Tony Vickers
  What are you doing today to challenge bigotry? (7) by Caron Lindsay
  Last chance to submit amendments and questions for Conference (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Have you downloaded the Conference App yet? (1) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Jane Dodds on why Welsh Lib Dems are campaigning for a #peoplesvote on Brexit deal (2) by The Voice
  WATCH: Vince: Theresa May is rattled by People’s Vote movement (0) by The Voice
3rd  Welcome to my day: 3 September 2018 – dancing for loose change? (0) by Mark Valladares
  Party membership – let’s get real (32) by Richard Kemp
  A challenge for Labour on the development of jobs and businesses in Britain (37) by Katharine Pindar
  Why a second referendum is now not only right but necessary (58) by Christian de Vartavan
  Assisted Dying: Making Policy Matter (10) by Carrie Hynds
  Tom Brake reveals staff exodus from Brexit Department (6) by The Voice
4th  Publishing pay ratios won’t solve the problem (17) by Collingwood
5th  Payday Loans (26) by Tahir Maher
  Things to do on the Friday night before Lib Dem Conference (0) by George Potter
6th  Wera Hobhouse hails progress of bill to stop “vile” upskirting (0) by The Voice
  Have you seen the new-look party website? (14) by Caron Lindsay
  Ed Davey: Brexit threatens our safety (4) by The Voice
  LibLink: Norman Lamb Don’t let science suffer as the collateral damage in Brexit negotiations (0) by NewsHound
  Brighton debate: Good Jobs, Better Businesses, Stronger Communities (9) by Mike Tuffrey
7th  Vince: Creating a movement for moderates – supporters could get right to vote in leadership elections (46) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: One belt, one road, lots of problems (4) by Tom Arms
  Vince Cable MP writes…Changing the Liberal Democrats (38) by Vince Cable
  We must shake this party up (28) by Maria Munir
  Federal Board decision on the re-adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Association definition of antisemitism (27) by Sal Brinton
8th  Layla Moran: We must stop wasting opportunities to improve cycling infrastructure (4) by The Voice
  Mods and Libs – who are we? (14) by Adrian Sanders
9th  My first 100 days as a Councillor (8) by Hina Bokhari
  Willie Rennie: Join us to stand for fairness, justice and equality of opportunity (8) by Caron Lindsay
  A must read: The Honourable Ladies Volume 1 (0) by Caron Lindsay
  A supporters’ scheme: an alternative plan (7) by Iain Donaldson
  Vince: Lib Dems are about openness, equality, civil liberties and protecting democracy and environment (12) by The Voice
  Votes 4 Life (8) by Liberal Democrats in Europe
  WATCH: Jane Dodds speak to Welsh People’s Vote Rally (0) by NewsHound
  Vince Cable’s message for Rosh Hashanah (0) by The Voice
  Scottish Lib Dems back strategy for Adult ADHD (3) by Caron Lindsay
10th  Welcome to my day: 10 September 2018 – in the absence of a plan… (2) by Mark Valladares
  Greenham Common: A unique reminder of the Cold War opens to the public (3) by Paul Walter
  Conference issue of Liberator out (1) by Liberator Collective
  So farewell then Sunday Politics… (5) by Ruth Bright
  Payday politicians, please! (21) by Alison Eden
  Jo Swinson: Why I’m voting for our bold new immigration policy (55) by Jo Swinson MP
11th  Liberal Democrats need to reform (24) by Ed Davey
  Caron’s guide to the craziness of Conference – updated for Brighton 2018 (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince’s brave reforms: To fix our broken politics we need a fresh approach, not simply a new party (18) by Adam Knight
  LibLink: Christine Jardine: The EU champions LGBT rights. Will Brexit Britain? (0) by NewsHound
12th  A Movement for Liberal Change (26) by Gordon Lishman
  Coalition Years – The Good, The Bad and What of the Future (74) by Tahir Maher
  You’re the Lib Dem Chief Exec – what three things would you do first? (6) by Elaine Bagshaw
  We need to seize our opportunities as they arise (17) by Sarah Olney
13th  My view on our conference motion to end discrimination in mental health care (0) by Kirsten Johnson
  Women rule! #libdemdisco (1) by Colin McGerty
  This Weekend You Can Help Stop the Climate Emergency (0) by Alex Meredith
  Tim Farron MP writes…Vision before vanity (27) by Tim Farron MP
  Vince is right: we must revisit our rules (20) by Kishan Devani
  Let’s have a proper debate about Vince’s party reforms (47) by Jennie Rigg
  Anonymised incident reporting – a way forward for our disciplinary processes (0) by April Preston
  Where is our tough on the causes of Brexit package? (20) by Chris Bowers
  WATCH: Jo Swinson on cheating pairs, adorable babies and the realities of working and breastfeeding (5) by Caron Lindsay
14th  A few pre Conference thanks (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Will party reforms really lead to more democracy? (18) by James Baillie
  Scottish Conference passes groundbreaking policy on ME (3) by Caron Lindsay
  The social market – a big Lib Dem idea (14) by James Baillie
  LibLink: Stephen Lloyd: Universal Credit was meant to make work pay – it’s causing nothing but grief, pain and anger (1) by NewsHound
  Power for people and communities (16) by Tim Pickstone
  It’s not enough to open up the party (2) by Jim Williams
  Lib Dem Voice at Conference (0) by Caron Lindsay
15th  What’s happening at Conference today? The debates and speeches (1) by The Voice
  Vince invites progressives to join us ahead of Conference (8) by The Voice
  The paper on migration, even amended, is not good enough (10) by Caron Lindsay
  Liberals need to be bold and impatient for reform (6) by Joyce Onstad
  Time for hard headed realism on immigration (16) by Alex Wilcock
  That Lib Dem Disco setlist (20) by The Voice
16th  What’s on at Conference today? The debates and speeches (3) by The Voice
  Controversial immigration paper passes but leadership defeated on key amendment (5) by Caron Lindsay
17th  What’s on at Conference today? The debates and speeches (0) by The Voice
  Federal People Development Committee explains supporters proposal (6) by Paul Walter
  The Independent View: time to support the UN nuclear ban treaty (20) by Kate Hudson
  Gina Miller, the next leader of the Liberal Democrats – not (24) by Paul Walter
  Enjoying Conference? Fancy another one… in Madrid? (1) by Mark Valladares
18th  What’s happening at Conference today? The debates and speeches (0) by The Voice
  Why are there giant snails around Brighton? #bemoresnail (3) by Paul Walter
  “Erotic spasm” infuriates Lib Dem conference goers (33) by Caron Lindsay
  Journalistic consensus is that Vince said “exotic spresm” instead of “erotic spasm” (32) by Paul Walter
  Vince Cable’s speech today to the party conference in Brighton – in full (47) by Paul Walter
19th  2018 Brighton Conference – Affordable Housing (7) by Tahir Maher
  Reaching out and making friends, just like Vince says (11) by Caron Lindsay
  2018 Brighton Conference – Reporting by Journalist (12) by Cara Jenkinson
  Jo Swinson’s speech to conference – in full (0) by Paul Walter
  Why I tried to amend devolution policy -and how I was misrepresented (15) by Michael Kilpatrick
20th  Watch: Ian Kearns tell Conference why he joined the Lib Dems from Labour (6) by The Voice
  Conference motion: Reforming our party’s disciplinary processes (2) by Paul Walter
  Liberal Democrat Voice fringe meeting: Trans rights are human rights (0) by Paul Walter
  Let’s scrap external exams (20) by Ben Andrew
  A view from conference: the Party disciplinary processes debate (0) by Marjorie Bark
  Extremist moderates, now is the time for us to lead! (35) by Katharine Pindar
21st  Some thoughts on Vince’s party reforms (21) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: development bonds (2) by Tom Arms
  Some Brexiteers do not play the democratic game (32) by Christian de Vartavan
  Conference Success for Radical Association (1) by Luke Graham
  Reflections on Brighton (11) by Michael Taylor
22nd  Tim Farron writes: Corbyn is handing the incompetent Tories the next election (24) by Tim Farron MP
  Lib Dem fury at Windrush betrayal (5) by Caron Lindsay
  How Israel frustrates Palestine’s education (2) by David McDowall
  Winning in London in 2020 (4) by Dinesh Dhamija
  Lib Dems call for recall of Parliament, Jane Dodds calls for PM to go and Rennie challenges Scottish Tories on People’s Vote (23) by The Voice
23rd  Could we be facing a November General Election? (21) by Caron Lindsay
  Why a “Movement for Moderates” needs radical Lib Dems at its heart (7) by Phil Wainewright
  Checking my underwear (5) by Jean Johnson
  LibLink: Tom Brake: Parliament must be recalled to introduce People’s Vote legislation (4) by NewsHound
  Why bi-visibility day is important (0) by The Voice
  WATCH: The moment Tim Farron was pwned at Conference (7) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #529 (0) by Caron Lindsay
24th  Welcome to my day: 24 September 2018 – Unicorns R’Us (3) by Mark Valladares
  Three ways Brexit is hitting London (2) by Mo Saqib
  Whither or wither moderation after Party Conference (6) by Richard Kemp
  Desperate times call for despairing PR measures (12) by Ewan Hoyle
  The ‘Stay In Offer’: the big Liberal Democrat Brexit initiative (5) by Paul Reynolds
  ‘Best local election campaign’ (0) by Liz Green
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