Monthly Archives: March 2019

1st  Observations of an ex pat: Tunnel lights (28) by Tom Arms
  The Planning (Affordable Housing and Land Compensation) Bill (2) by Joe Bourke
  Some thoughts on education (6) by David Warren
  Lib Dem Lords vs Brexit – Dick Newby “Purgatory has its limits” (4) by The Voice
  Some familiar faces amongst the LGBT icons (0) by Caron Lindsay
  1 March 2019 – today’s press releases (4) by Mark Valladares
2nd  Swinson slams Javid over student visas (5) by The Voice
  Our party’s not for merging (104) by Katharine Pindar
3rd  Jenny Randerson writes…Now is the time to reform our fares system for the future (15) by Jenny Randerson
  Am I a Liberal? (18) by Seth Thevoz
  Last chance to submit Spring Conference Amendments and Awkward Questions – deadline 1pm 4th March (2) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink Jane Dodds: Why the Welsh Lib Dems want to trial Universal Basic Income in Wales (68) by NewsHound
  Support Jo Swinson as she runs half marathon in memory of her Dad (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Happy Birthday to the Liberal Democrats – let’s be bold, confident and radical (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #544 (0) by Caron Lindsay
4th  2-3 March 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (12) by Mark Valladares
  Come and see Layla Moran, Siobhan Benita and Dillie Keane at the National Liberal Club… (2) by Theo Butt Philip
  May should follow her kindergarten logic (3) by Bernard Aris
  Party Presidency: the challenges for the incoming President (5) by Mark Valladares
5th  4 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (5) by Mark Valladares
  Should vagrants be flogged in the street? (15) by Paul Reynolds
  Christine Jardine: A tax on women just for being women is plain wrong (7) by NewsHound
  Visit My Mosque Day – a fantastic initiative that we can all engage with (8) by Siobhan Benita and Cllr Hina Bokhari
6th  Some More Detailed Questions on the Border in Ireland (46) by Steve Trevethan
  5 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
  Friends of Young Liberals: Launch (8) by Harry Samuels
  6th March 2019 – Daily Press Releases and Top Lines (1) by Tahir Maher
  Help elect April in May (8) by Caron Lindsay
7th  Lib Dem bill to bring in mental health checks for new mums (1) by Kirsten Johnson
  6 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (8) by Mark Valladares
  If we want to win elections we have to denounce austerity (73) by Stephen Richmond
  Welsh Lib Dems Announce Ryan Jones as Candidate for Newport West (15) by The Voice
  Part 2: If we want to win elections we have to denounce austerity (50) by Stephen Richmond
8th  It’s International Women’s Day, but 1/365 isn’t enough (1) by The Voice
  Observations of an ex pat: The heartland (3) by Tom Arms
  Celebrating International Women’s Day, Chelmsford style (0) by The Voice
  7 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (part 1) (0) by Mark Valladares
  Wera Hobhouse: We must not hold women back (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Highlighting the “invisible” work women do (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Meral Ece: Muslim women need our support to reach their empowerment (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Caroline Pidgeon calls for blue plaque for Ealing’s Olympic tennis player Charlotte Cooper (0) by Caron Lindsay
  7 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (part 2) (0) by Mark Valladares
  Jo Swinson’s challenge for International Women’s Day (2) by Caron Lindsay
9th  8 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
  ALDC’s by-election review – 7th March (4) by ALDC
  Women’s rights are human rights (0) by The Voice
  Jane Dodds selected to fight Brecon and Radnorshire (5) by Caron Lindsay
10th  A No Deal Brexit will not just impact finance and manufacturing – it will be a disaster for cereal producers too (45) by Alex Hegenbarth
  Mark Williams re-selected to contest Ceredigion (1) by The Voice
11th  9-10 March 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (part 1) (3) by The Voice
  Time for higher taxes! (32) by Lord William Wallace
  9-10 March 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (part 2) (1) by The Voice
  A fork in the road for the Lib Dems (26) by Paul Strasburger
  Whatever happened to the ‘burning injustices?’ (1) by Patrick Maxwell
  Time to drag party policy making into the 21st century? (15) by Mark Valladares
  Conference Extra published – see all the amendments and awkward questions (4) by Caron Lindsay
12th  FCC Report: The Amendments selected for Conference (5) by Zoe O’Connell
  Our future should be in the hands of the people, not right wing Tories and the DUP (24) by Caron Lindsay
  Where are the extremists? (5) by Geoff Reid
  WATCH: Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton talk about saving his 4 year old daughter from choking (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Trust our voters to choose our leader (14) by Miranda Roberts
  Minimum income: From Finnish trial to Lib Dem policy? (15) by James Baillie
  Brexit vote open thread: Government defeated again 242 – 391 (35) by Caron Lindsay
13th  Tory Confidence or Arrogance (26) by Tahir Maher
  Young Liberals need reform – and we need your help! (16) by Erin Yarrow
  We must claim back Europe’s role in the world from populist Eurosceptics (17) by Charlie Murphy
  Daily Press Releases – 13th March 2019 (1) by Tahir Maher
  A fairer share for all – Ending Poverty in the UK – Part One (10) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  A fairer share for all – ending poverty in the UK Part Two (3) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  Don’t get too excited about tonight’s votes… (42) by Caron Lindsay
14th  The State of Children’s Rights (1) by Kirsten Johnson
  Why we need the Supporters’ Scheme (14) by Liz Jarvis
  The Brexit Delusion (5) by Ken Griffin
  More Brexit Logic? (20) by Geoff Crocker
  Opportunities for fundraisers and administrators (0) by The Voice
  1 Supporters’ Scheme 2. ?? 3. Profit! (14) by Andy Hinton
  Let us Celebrate European Democracy! (30) by Arnold Kiel
  Open up the Leadership and relax the rules (31) by Almona Choudhury
  Breaking…Vince to step down in May (58) by Caron Lindsay
15th  Lord Steel’s membership suspended over evidence to child abuse inquiry (0) by The Voice
  Why there will be no Kemp4Prez stickers at Conference (5) by Richard Kemp
  Observations of an ex pat: A sad tale (44) by Tom Arms
  14 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
  Chuka Umunna and Anna Soubry write: The Independent Group and the Lib Dems working together is grown up politics (43) by Chuka Umunna MP and Anna Soubry MP
  Party Reforms – My Unanswered Questions (8) by James Baillie
  What’s on at Spring Conference today? (2) by Caron Lindsay
16th  What’s on at Spring Conference today? (1) by Caron Lindsay
  15 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (1) by The Voice
  In full: Christine Jardine’s keynote speech (31) by The Voice
  ALDC By-Election Review – 14th March (1) by ALDC
17th  What’s on at Spring Conference today? (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Looking forward to our party’s next chapter (14) by Caron Lindsay
18th  16-17 March 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (part 1) (0) by The Voice
  Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory! (25) by Richard Kemp
  Is it time for Theresa May to admit that Brexit is impossible and retract the Article 50 notice? (31) by Mark Argent
  Vince Cable’s Leader address to Lib Dem Spring Conference (7) by The Voice
  16-17 March 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (part 2) (0) by The Voice
  UPDATED: Bercow rules out a third attempt by Theresa May to get her Brexit deal passed – how should the Liberal Democrats respond? (72) by Mark Valladares
19th  18 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (0) by The Voice
  Four things I want from the next Liberal Democrat Leader (22) by Chris Whiting
  London Region recruiting a Development officer to boost local campaigns (0) by Caron Lindsay
  By Friday, we should be talking about revoking Article 50 (68) by Caron Lindsay
  Ending Section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions is the right thing to do for private renters – it can also be a vote winner (7) by Mark Platt
  1951 – the nadir of Liberalism (33) by David Warren
20th  19 March 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (2) by The Voice
  We must make sure they weren’t just empty words (3) by Jon Hubbard
  ALDC advice: filling in and submitting nomination forms (1) by ALDC
  Liberalism and porn (4) by Jane Chelliah
  Isabelle Parasram elected as Lib Dems’ first Vice President BAME (0) by Caron Lindsay
  This weekend’s march is about so much more than a vote on the Brexit deal (17) by Charlie Murphy
  A fairer share for all – ending poverty in the UK. Part Three (4) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  Vince and other (non Labour) opposition leaders play hardball with May (4) by The Voice
  Vince tells Sky that Corbyn walked out of meeting with PM because TIG were there (14) by Caron Lindsay
  May statement open thread. (145) by Caron Lindsay
21st  A fairer share for all – Part Four – Improving working life and skills and investing in local services (3) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  May gets blunt Brexit warning from old Dutch ally & EU statesman Rutte: Part I (2) by Bernard Aris
  Supporters Pack now available (3) by The Voice
  Part 2: Rutte, from Cameron buddy to May’s stern advocate (0) by Bernard Aris
  First Time at Conference – York (14) by Sarah Chadwick
  What happened when Vince went to Brussels (5) by The Voice
  Great hold in Durham with increased vote share (8) by Caron Lindsay
22nd  Observations of an ex pat: Frightened of fear (2) by Tom Arms
  The Independent Group won’t explain what they stand for, but we need to (21) by George Kendall
  #RevokeArticle50 is now Lib Dem policy (32) by Dave Page
  1906 General Election: The zenith of liberalism (17) by Patrick Maxwell
  The two most important questions to ask Lib Dem leadership candidates (42) by Iain Roberts
23rd  Happy marching, everyone – and what you can do if you can’t go (12) by Caron Lindsay
  Excitement builds ahead of pro EU march (3) by The Voice
  Jo: Our children deserve better than Brexit Britain (74) by Caron Lindsay
24th  Layla responds to rumours about 2013 incident (0) by The Voice
  Getting rid of May doesn’t resolve the worst thing about her deal (29) by Caron Lindsay
  Eradicating race inequality (5) by Isabelle Parasram
25th  23-24 March 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (3) by The Voice
  A more effective and compassionate approach to immigration and asylum (16) by Suzanne Fletcher
  Brexit: bad for doctors, worse for patients, but there is hope (6) by John King
  Let’s look more towards European Liberals for the future of the Liberal Democrats (40) by Huw James
26th  LibLink: Layla Moran: It’s time for the UK to recognise the state of Palestine (12) by NewsHound
  The weekend everything changed… (18) by Nick Baird
  2012: Under an EU deadline & government collapse, the Dutch parliament grabs the reins Part 1 (2) by Bernard Aris
  Revoking Article 50 would not break our democracy (42) by Caron Lindsay
27th  Indicative Votes – An alternative to the Meaningful Vote, Three (45) by Tahir Maher
  2012: Under an EU deadline & government collapse, the Dutch parliament grabs the reins Part 2 (0) by Bernard Aris
  I’ve reached 1.4 million people in the last month, and I am quite proud of that (3) by Stuart Bonar
  Time to be the Party of Local Government again (14) by Ed Fordham
  Jo Swinson MP writes: Another week of Brexit chaos, another week of government ignoring the big issues (10) by Jo Swinson MP
  Press Briefings and Top Lines – 27th March 2019 (0) by Tahir Maher
  ++May to resign as PM before next phase of Brexit (11) by Paul Walter
  Cable: Shifting centre of gravity signals People’s Vote is option MPs can’t put down (32) by Tahir Maher
28th  28 March 2019 – today’s press releases (overnight) (1) by Mark Valladares
  A momentary lapse (11) by Richard Joy
  Indicative votes – where do they leave us? (20) by Paul Walter
  No Deal catastrophic for livestock farmers (19) by The Voice
  Beyond Brexit – Not Quite (5) by Robert Johnston
  Parliamentary psychodrama, knife edge votes, dependent on Northern Irish Unionist votes… (6) by Caron Lindsay
29th  28 March 2019 – today’s press releases (8) by Mark Valladares
  Observations of an ex pat: The Northern Irish Tail Wagging the British Lion (13) by Tom Arms
  On austerity: Some questions and comments (27) by Steve Trevethan
  Lib Dems vs Brexit: Wera Hobhouse: This must go back to the people (25) by Caron Lindsay
  40 years ago today: Liberals win Edge Hill by-election (5) by Caron Lindsay
  ALDC’s by-election review – 28 March 2019 (0) by ALDC
  Friday fun – enjoy Jacob Rees-Mogg being given a history lesson (14) by Paul Walter
  Cabinet minister: ‘It is May’s inability to engage in the most basic human interactions that brought us here’ (31) by News Meerkat
  29 March 2019 – today’s press releases (7) by Mark Valladares
30th  Article 50: Into extra time (48) by Jonathan Fryer
  Whatever happens with Brexit, our MPs and Journalists need to feel safe (13) by Chris Key
  Group B Strep – screening babies saves lives (7) by Ruth Bright
  Vote Leave cheated – and its main spokespeople are in running to become PM (30) by Caron Lindsay
31st  Brexit has (sort of) made me an internationally exhibited artist. Cool, huh? (2) by Stuart Bonar
  For Transgender Day of Visibility – Scottish Lib Dems stand up for trans people’s rights (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Typical short sighted, illiberal rhetoric on knife crime from Tories (8) by Caron Lindsay
  30-31 March 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (3) by The Voice
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