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Monthly Archives: January 2019

1st  Happy New Year, everybody! (5) by Caron Lindsay
2nd  CCTV – What of Liberty (13) by Tahir Maher
  Coalition blues (105) by David Warren
  We Demand Better for Race Equality (10) by Merlene Emerson
3rd  Paddy’s Dangerous Idea No. 2 (9) by Kirsten Johnson
  Why be a Liberal Democrat and an ‘Orange Booker’? (69) by A Liberal Reform Board Member
  Liz Jarvis explains why she joined Lib Dems from Labour (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Looking beyond Brexit (8) by Mark Argent
4th  Observations of an ex pat: Wanted: Brave British politician (22) by Tom Arms
  MP slams Government for failure to improve health services for trans people (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Obituary: Peter Boizot MBE (1929-2018) (3) by Michael Meadowcroft
  It’s time for politicians who campaigned for Brexit to admit they were wrong (40) by Judy Abel
  Transparency after Brexit? (5) by Tom Morrison
5th  WATCH: How Lib Dems are fighting airport injustice (4) by Caron Lindsay
6th  “A more inclusive party which empowers the voice of people who are both BAME and LGBT” (0) by The Voice
  Biggest poll since EU Referendum says Labour will be punished if it enables Brexit (25) by Caron Lindsay
  Theresa May’s abuse of power is the real threat to an already strained democracy (24) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #538 (0) by Caron Lindsay
  31 December 2018 – 6 January 2019 – the week’s press releases (7) by Mark Valladares
7th  Words of warning on a Second Referendum (52) by Henry Wright
  Brexit cannot be the sole issue of the Lib Dems (37) by Patrick Maxwell
  7 January 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
8th  No Deal Brexit (22) by Tahir Maher
  Generosity, compassion, 3am phone calls and no watching rugby – David Laws’ heartfelt tribute to Paddy (1) by NewsHound
  Hospital where May launched NHS plan built with EU funding (5) by The Voice
  Christopher Beazley, former Conservative MEP for two decades, defects to Liberal Democrats and calls for a People’s Vote on Brexit (5) by The Voice
  Government defeat! Cross Party amendment requiring MPs to consent to no deal preparations passes (10) by Caron Lindsay
  No, the Liberal Democrats aren’t going to be absorbed by anyone. We have a job to do (69) by Caron Lindsay
  8 January 2019 – today’s press releases (6) by Mark Valladares
9th  Intolerant democracy (19) by Tahir Maher
  9th January – today’s press releases (1) by Tahir Maher
  Layla: Who’s side is the PM on, Putin or the People’s (10) by Caron Lindsay
  9 January 2019 – (the rest of) today’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
10th  A Residential Land Value Tax approach to Funding Adult Social Care (14) by Joe Bourke
  Jo Swinson on QT today (7) by Mary Reid
  Desperate Brexiteers try to pick and choose (28) by Bernard Aris
  Can’t afford to go to Conference? (6) by Mary Reid
  10 January 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
11th  Observations of an ex pat: Fact Checking (2) by Tom Arms
  LibLink: Ming Campbell Tribute to Paddy Ashdown (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Christine Jardine presents bill to allow asylum seekers to work (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson on Question Time: Brexit is a national embarrassment and we can stop it (30) by Caron Lindsay
  11 January 2019 – today’s press releases (3) by Mark Valladares
12th  A Land Value Capture approach to Social Housing Provision (12) by Joe Bourke
  Don’t leave it to someone else (0) by NewsHound
  Liz Barker’s tribute to Paddy Ashdown (3) by The Voice
  Save the Date: Monday 14th January, 7pm (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Could you be the Lib Dems’ Vice President BAME? (0) by The Voice
  In pictures: Lib Dems campaigning to stop this Brexit carry on (17) by Caron Lindsay
13th  Could you head up the new Lib Dem Racial Diversity Campaign? (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Jo Swinson “Even my five year old knows that unicorns aren’t real” (6) by The Voice
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Layla Moran: I want an open Britain, not one that closes itself off (1) by The Voice
  Lib Dems want a People’s Vote to stop Brexit. Corbyn can’t say what Labour would do (39) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Vince Cable takes on the WTO Rules argument (21) by The Voice
  Lib Dems vs Brexit – Ed Davey on what Paddy would have thought (0) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #539 (0) by Caron Lindsay
  12-13 January 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
14th  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Dick Newby The World is looking at us with pity and amazement (4) by The Voice
  Time for a Progressive Alliance? (54) by Geoffrey Payne
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Chris Fox The vulnerable and less well off are most at risk from Brexit (2) by The Voice
  In War: Resolution, In Defeat: Defiance, In Victory: Magnanimity, In Peace: Good Will. (5) by Leon Duveen
  “Those who seek to divide us will never win. We know Britain is better than this” (45) by Caron Lindsay
  14 January 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
15th  When will Commons drag itself into this century? (8) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Roger Roberts says young people must have a say (5) by The Voice
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Christine Jardine We all deserve better than this deal (1) by The Voice
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: David Steel on “the complicated lunacy of Brexit” (2) by The Voice
  What next? (25) by Patrick Maxwell
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Menzies Campbell: Deal does not deliver promised utopia (2) by The Voice
  Lib Dems vs Brexit Joan Walmsley: The people must have an informed choice (4) by The Voice
  Vince: This is the beginning of the end of Brexit (11) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Lib Dem MPs talk about today’s vote (3) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH: Jo Swinson argue with Labour’s Richard Burgon (16) by NewsHound
16th  15 January 2019 – today’s press releases (7) by Mark Valladares
  Ruling for the Thanet South case (4) by Paul Tyler
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Sarah Ludford Internationalism and social justice is the liberal way (8) by Caron Lindsay
  Paddy And Tony A Cautionary Tale (28) by David Warren
  Theresa May needs an LBJ (13) by Mark Goodrich
  Confidence trick (17) by Caron Lindsay
  What should Vince say to Theresa? (20) by Caron Lindsay
17th  16 January 2019 – today’s press release (1) by Mark Valladares
  Parliament debates Mental Health First Aid (2) by Kirsten Johnson
  Dutch Parliamentary Brexit-watchers roundly condemn flippancy towards British people (5) by Bernard Aris
  Jamie Stone teases DUP over confidence and supply arrangement (2) by Caron Lindsay
  The path to victory lies through Brexit Britain. As Remainers, we need to show them we’re on their side (55) by Chris Nelson
  Liberal Anti-Fascism (5) by Edwin Black
  17 January 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
18th  Observations of an ex pat: Dead, not buried (51) by Tom Arms
  LibLink: Alistair Carmichael: A People’s Vote is the only way for our country to move forward (28) by NewsHound
  The past can be useful (38) by Michael Taylor
  Layla on Any Questions this evening (6) by Caron Lindsay
  18 January 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
19th  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Martin Thomas on how Brexit adds to instability (1) by Caron Lindsay
  The truth about Layla Moran’s trip to Estonia (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Malcolm Bruce – Time to modernise our democracy (3) by Caron Lindsay
20th  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Wera Hobhouse Dangers of post Brexit deregulation (3) by The Voice
  Ten years on, we need to rekindle the hope and optimism of Obama’s inauguration (11) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Tom Brake PM’s deal is a fiction, a chimera, a mirage (10) by The Voice
  Be prepared: We could well be heading for a General Election (31) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dem Immigrants: Lib Dems lead the fight for a more inclusive People’s Vote (3) by Lib Dem Immigrants
  19-20 January 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (5) by Mark Valladares
21st  Vince Cable tells Theresa May, “the votes may be there for a People’s Vote” (15) by NewsHound
  Leaving London (16) by David Chadwick
  Towards a Referendum Programme for Remain (34) by Tony Harms
  Snap Election – Threat or Opportunity (22) by Maurice Leeke
  The End of the End of History (5) by Geoffrey Payne
  WATCH: Lib Dem MPs challenge May on Brexit (0) by The Voice
  21 January 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
22nd  Fight like a liberal (8) by Caron Lindsay
  Fee waived for EU nationals – but that doesn’t make the process right (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Relax! Brexit is going perfectly (22) by Malcolm Wood
  Lib Dem By-election legend Pat Wainwright has passed away (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Commons Proxy voting gets a step closer – watch Jo Swinson’s blistering speech (0) by Caron Lindsay
  22 January 2019 – today’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
23rd  Out of Brexit Chaos part 1: People’s Vote (34) by Mark Argent
  Gladstone’s first government (4) by Duncan Brack
  23 January – Todays Press Releases and Updates (2) by Tahir Maher
24th  Being a PPC: what’s your motivation? (0) by Kirsten Johnson

Recent Comments

  • User Avatarexpats 24th Jan - 8:44am
    Michael 23rd Jan '19 - 10:47pm....................We already had a “people’s vote”, and the people voted to leave. You might not like it, but we can’t...
  • User Avatarfrankie 24th Jan - 7:47am
    It is worth pointing out ( not for the first time and certainly not for the last) that because Brexit is so vague each Brexiteer...
  • User AvatarThomas 24th Jan - 7:18am
    Gladstone... He was a hypocrite who preached "moralist foreign policy" but in fact supported that illegitimate, reactionary slave state formed by a bunch of slave-owning...
  • User AvatarJoseph Bourke 24th Jan - 1:36am
    As the prospect of a Brexit election subsides in the face of projections of another hung parliament and the Labour leadership procrastinate on getting behind...
  • User AvatarChristopher Haigh 24th Jan - 12:03am
    There basically three types of breciteers within the Tory party - one of them divided into two sub groups. There are the Little Englanders (...
  • User AvatarRoland 23rd Jan - 11:33pm
    @Peter Martin - re: Matthew Green His point is interesting, however, if the UK does crash out, don't expect the EU to leave the pre-Brexit...