Monthly Archives: October 2018

1st  Welcome to my day: 1 October 2018 – a bit like being at the scene of a car crash that hasn’t happened yet… (49) by Mark Valladares
  Why a liberal response to taking back control matters (13) by James Gilmour
  2018 ALDC Campaigner Awards – the results! (0) by ALDC
2nd  LibLink: Christine Jardine WASPI women stung as the social contract breaks down (15) by NewsHound
  William Wallace writes…We need to challenge Conservatives on Tax cuts (25) by Lord William Wallace
  Lib Dems welcome mixed sex civil partnerships news (13) by Caron Lindsay
  Layla Moran going sober for October to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer (1) by Caron Lindsay
3rd  Workhouse to Westminster (3) by Stuart Weir
  Train Delays (38) by Tahir Maher
  The need for us to work better together (16) by Callum James Littlemore
  Celebrating yet another win in my campaign for greater transparency on parental leave and pay (2) by Jo Swinson MP
  WATCH: Hina Bokhari describes the reality of Islamophobic abuse (1) by The Voice
4th  Mobile phones: do parents need to turn them off as much as their children? (25) by Judy Abel
  A Basis for a National Health and Well-Being Policy? (1) by Steve Trevethan
  WATCH: “I feel as though the media portrays us like we’re not human beings” (5) by Caron Lindsay
5th  A very sweet Lib Dem GAIN in Chesterfield (13) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Cold War Memory Lane (26) by Tom Arms
  LibLink: Jo Swinson: Like me, Jacinda Ardern took her baby to work and was met with ignorance (1) by Newspuppy
  Olly Grender and Alison Suttie to sleep out for World Homelessness Day (2) by The Voice
  Vulnerable people are being oppressed on our doorstep – by the British and French Governments (5) by Euan Davidson
  How you can have your say on Vince’s proposals for party reform (8) by The Voice
6th  Fancy helping the Lib Dems win back the most marginal seat in the country? (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Ros Scott President and Dave Hodgson Chair on new ALDC management committee (0) by Caron Lindsay
7th  Why the National Autistic Society were right to reverse their decision on award winning charity Mermaids (2) by Aimee Challenor
  Why it’s important to join the Lib Dems on the People’s Vote march on October 20th (63) by Caron Lindsay
  Can Lib Dems meet the Labour challenge? (80) by Katharine Pindar
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #531 (0) by Caron Lindsay
8th  Book review: “Fear” by Bob Woodward (17) by Paul Walter
9th  The roadmap to a People’s Vote (23) by The Voice
  LibLink: Christine Jardine: Trump turns hope of #MeToo movement into despair (2) by NewsHound
10th  World Mental Health Day (4) by Amna Ahmad
  What about the arguments against a People’s Vote? (54) by Mark Goodrich
  Children Self-harming figures are horrifying on eve of World Mental Health Day (11) by Howard Sykes
11th  Every day should be Mental Health Awareness Day (0) by Kirsten Johnson
  Ashers Bakery Verdict is Dodgy and Dangerous (54) by Chris Park
  Time has come for Government to back votes at 16 (24) by Caron Lindsay
  The Agriculture Bill is Not Good Enough (7) by Kirsten Johnson
12th  Observations of an ex pat: The Battle for the Pacific (5) by Tom Arms
  Corbyn is right about inequality (56) by Thomas Shakespeare
  One-Email-Address-One-Vote: A Foolish Idea (28) by Adam Bernard
  ALDC’s By-Election report – 11 October 2018 (6) by ALDC
13th  Caroline Pidgeon writes…Boris Johnson: Has the mask slipped? (19) by Caroline Pidgeon
  Do we need a Special Conference to debate Vince’s reforms? (66) by Caron Lindsay
14th  Lord William Wallace writes…Heading towards a real crisis? (43) by Lord William Wallace
  Jane Dodds: Liberals fight for the forgotten and the vulnerable (13) by Caron Lindsay
  Your last chance to have your say on Vince’s party reforms…for now, at least (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Five days left to support trans and non binary people in England and Wales (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #532 (0) by Caron Lindsay
15th  Welcome to my day: 15 October 2018 – returning to, or from, the country… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Defiant in the face of the storm, Welsh Liberal Democrats meet in Aberystwyth (3) by Jane Dodds
  From our Lords Correspondent: 9-11 October – as the summer draws to a close, a young Peer’s thoughts turn to Brexit… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Can we afford NOT to have a shorter working week? (14) by Darren Martin
  The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill reaches the Lords… (1) by Mark Valladares
  What do Liberal Democrat members think? Don’t miss your chance to make your views heard! (3) by Mark Valladares
  15 October 2018 – today’s press releases… (12) by Mark Valladares
16th  The City and me (20) by Merlene Emerson
  My battle with a Gender Recognition Panel (2) by Ms A
  0-67% in Watton. Can we do it elsewhere? (6) by Mark Argent
  A new side to North East Fife’s Lib Dem candidate (0) by Caron Lindsay
  16 October 2018 – today’s press releases… (4) by Mark Valladares
17th  Always Speak up to be Selected (7) by Rajin Chowdhury
  Party Leadership change at D66: Veteran Pechtold hands over to young talent Jetten (2) by Bernard Aris
  Backstop to the Backstop (32) by Tahir Maher
  17 October 2018 – today’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
18th  Not thin enough for treatment – Wera Hobhouse highlights stigma around eating disorders (2) by The Voice
  Senior Lib Dems call on media to apologise to transgender people over hostile coverage (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Peterloo: The Manchester Massacre (4) by Geoff Reid
  How to join the Lib Dems at the People’s Vote march on Saturday (22) by Caron Lindsay
  18 October 2018 – today’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
19th  Observations of an ex pat: Saudi quicksand (9) by Tom Arms
  Encourage Christine and Layla to stay on track with Go Sober effort (3) by The Voice
  Dutch Liberal Leader tells Britain: We want you back for good (10) by The Voice
  ALDC by-election review – 18 October 2018 (8) by ALDC
  Nick Clegg to move to 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California (52) by News Meerkat
  19 October 2018 – today’s press release… (31) by Mark Valladares
20th  New Labour ‘Brexit Fudge’ unveiled (24) by The Voice
  “Brexit is not inevitable. It can be stopped.” – People’s Vote march: ‘700,000’ rally for new Brexit referendum (9) by Paul Walter
  What a day! Sun shines on huge People’s Vote March (16) by Caron Lindsay
  20 October 2018 – today’s press releases… (2) by Mark Valladares
21st  Compulsory Voter ID – sensible security measure or deliberate disenfranchisement? (31) by Janet Grauberg
  An open letter to the Lib Dem Federal Board ahead of tomorrow night’s meeting (46) by Richard Kemp
  Watch: Vince’s speech to Lib Dems before yesterday’s People’s Vote march (0) by Caron Lindsay
  21 October 2018 – today’s press releases… (0) by Mark Valladares
22nd  Welcome to my day: 22 October 2018 – Xavier Bettel is younger than you thought… (6) by Mark Valladares
  From our Lords Correspondent: 15-18 October – the phoney war continues… (1) by Mark Valladares
  No Vince, I don’t want a “Gina Miller-type figure” parachuted in to be our leader (and it’s not worth a special conference) (37) by Paul Walter
  The Importance of Liberal Values in Defeating Brexit (30) by Dominic Buxton
  22 October 2018 – today’s press releases (5) by Mark Valladares
23rd  95% done is not enough if you’re missing the stuff that keeps you alive (7) by Caron Lindsay
  Three things we can all do to help secure a People’s Vote (4) by The Voice
  LibLink: Sally Hamwee: The UK should never be complicit with the death penalty anywhere in the world (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Sal Brinton writes…The next steps on the supporters’ scheme (32) by Sal Brinton
  23 October 2018 – today’s (absence of) press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
24th  London Brexit March Voice of the People – Heard (13) by Tahir Maher
  Women and Equalities Committee report on sexual harassment of women and girls (3) by Flo Clucas
  Theresa May – Austerity is Over (54) by Tahir Maher
  2019: The ALDC Year of MORE (1) by ALDC
  Woolly Hat Lib Dem or Not (10) by Trevor Andrews
  24 October 2018 – today’s press releases (21) by Mark Valladares
25th  Layla Moran MP writes…From Belfast with love (8) by Layla Moran MP
  Parliament must restore national unity (21) by Christian de Vartavan
  Catherine Bearder MEP writes…Government misses opportunities on wildlife (1) by Catherine Bearder MEP
  In full: Vince Cable’s speech on universal credit – how the Lib Dems would tackle poverty (11) by Caron Lindsay
  The changing will of the people (9) by John King
  House of Lords questions: Young mental health, the post-Brexit Promised Land and the interloper in the dining room (0) by Paul Walter
  25 October 2018 – today’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
  Joint statement from Lib Dems, Green Party, SNP and Plaid Cymru on Barnier meeting (18) by Mark Valladares
26th  Observations of an ex pat: Enemies of the people (4) by Tom Arms
  Tribal politics and liberalism – the fight to the death (20) by John Pugh
  ALDC by-election report – 25 October 2018 (18) by ALDC
  26 October 2018 – today’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
27th  LibLink: Christine Jardine: EU remembers UK’s WWII stand and would take us back (15) by NewsHound
  27 October 2018 – today’s press release (6) by Mark Valladares
28th  What do you want to see in the Budget? (25) by Caron Lindsay
  Brexiteers jump the shark again with high treason jibe (25) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince, Strictly and Brexit (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems could double Holyrood seats according to new poll (8) by Caron Lindsay
  28 October 2018 – today’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
29th  Welcome to my day: 29 October 2018 – after killing Jason off, and countless screaming Argonauts… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Clegg and Alexander are pioneers for global Liberal Democracy (53) by Humphrey Hawksley
  All Party Parliamentary Group on Land Value Capture calls for urgent action on housing crisis (8) by Joe Bourke
  From our Lords Correspondent: 22-26 October – explaining how things work… (1) by Mark Valladares
  ALDE Party expel Catalan member party (9) by The Voice
  The Budget – Lib Dems react (9) by The Voice
  The bit that annoys me most about the Budget….. (11) by Caron Lindsay
  29 October 2018 – today’s press releases (part one) (0) by Mark Valladares
  29 October 2018 – today’s press releases (part two) (5) by Mark Valladares
30th  Stay with EU – a gorgeous pro EU song (12) by Caron Lindsay
  How to get Lib Dem Voice by email (0) by The Voice
  Jane Dodds writes…Loneliness in Wales (3) by Jane Dodds
  30 October 2018 – today’s press releases (7) by Mark Valladares
31st  The candidates for London Mayor – in their own words (10) by Robert Johnston
  WATCH: Christine Jardine’s response to the budget (12) by Caron Lindsay
  Challenges for liberalism 1: How should liberalism respond to inequality and inequity in the UK? (13) by Sarah Brown
  The Independent View: Prompt action needed to deal with late business payments (2) by Phil Hall
  A sector on its knees, but no one seems to notice (13) by Callum Robertson
  It’s Pumpkin Time…. (0) by Caron Lindsay
  31 October 2018 – today’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
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