Monthly Archives: April 2019

1st  1 April 2019 – the overnight press releases… (6) by The Voice
  Fiscal Rules and Land Value Tax (60) by Joe Bourke
  Consensual voting (24) by Alan Kestner
  A fair deal for our care workers (6) by David Warren
  Indicative votes open thread (45) by Caron Lindsay
2nd  1 April 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by The Voice
  General election suggestion: Spinning the Rubik’s cube again is not going to solve the puzzle (11) by Paul Walter
  There is a staggeringly simple solution to the Brexit impasse (61) by Caron Lindsay
  Another excellent Lib Dem conference in York (0) by Keith Aspden
  LibLink: Christine Jardine: All consuming Brexit is making this country a less caring place (0) by NewsHound
  Manchester Lib Dems aren’t mincing their words: “Not putting up with this sh*t any more” (4) by The Voice
  ICYMI Jo (and Gabriel) at People’s Vote march (9) by The Voice
  +++Norman Lamb says he’s considering resigning the party whip (63) by News Meerkat
  May says she will work with Labour to find a scapegoat / break deadlock/kick can down the road (pick your own metaphor) (16) by Paul Walter
  How that conversation between May and Corbyn should go (17) by Caron Lindsay
  2 April 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by The Voice
3rd  3 April 2019 – the overnight press releases (1) by The Voice
  The Battle for Young Britain (27) by Nick Perry
  Norman is right: Common Market 2.0 was the compromise the Lib Dems should have made (36) by Hugo Forshaw
  Hungry children are suffering, here in the UK (6) by Kirsten Johnson
  Jo condemns barbaric and inhumane anti LGBT laws in Brunei (6) by Caron Lindsay
  3 April 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by The Voice
4th  Conservatives lose control of council as Councillor Graham Chrystie joins Lib Dems in Woking (1) by The Voice
  Ed Davey leads efforts to suspend loan charge enforcement (10) by The Voice
  Liberal Democrat MEP candidates must be clear: Now is Europe’s moment (14) by Charlie Murphy
  Judith Jolly writes: Lib Dem Brexit health win in the Lords (0) by Judith Jolly
  “I’ve never marched before” (8) by Paul Hodgkinson
  Newsnight highlights cover up of fears of no deal medicines shortages (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Ruby Wax is appointed Chancellor of Southampton University – with a focus on mental health (1) by Paul Walter
  4 April 2019 – today’s press releases (part 1) (0) by The Voice
  4 April 2019 – today’s press releases (part 2) (3) by The Voice
5th  5 April 2019 – today’s overnight press release (0) by The Voice
  Observations of an ex pat: Three cheers for Slovakia (3) by Tom Arms
  Reforming Council Tax (22) by Joe Bourke
  Jo celebrates anniversary of shared parental leave with dads and babies (1) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson MP writes….The next steps for shared parental leave (1) by Jo Swinson MP
  Vince kicks off local election campaign in Yeovil (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dem Lords vs Brexit Dick Newby calls for unprecedented measures to deal with unprecedented collapse of Government (7) by Caron Lindsay
  How is Alistair Carmichael switching off from Brexit? (2) by Caron Lindsay
  5 April 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by The Voice
6th  Jane Dodds to outline vision for a freer, fairer, greener, more liberal Wales (0) by The Voice
  Ed Davey’s speech in the Loan Charge debate: We will not stop until this is put right (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dem Lords vs Brexit: Sarah Ludford outlines consequences of no deal (21) by Caron Lindsay
  In full: Jane Dodds’ speech to Welsh Lib Dem Conference (37) by The Voice
7th  WATCH: President Obama’s town hall to young European leaders (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Kirsty Williams extends help to disadvantaged children in school (5) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #545 (0) by Caron Lindsay
8th  Dutch opinion poll: Dutch Government coalition supports Second Referendum (5) by Bernard Aris
  Brexit: Vince writes to Theresa… (17) by The Voice
  Would a second referendum be undemocratic? (62) by John King
  6-8 April 2019 – the weekend (plus) press releases (5) by The Voice
9th  Our fellow citizens can help us out with their vote (22) by Tony Lloyd
  LibLink: Christine Jardine: Brexit – two party system is held hostage by their extremes (12) by NewsHound
  You’re on free school meals – you can’t have that (11) by Caron Lindsay
  9 April 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by The Voice
10th  10 April 2019 – the overnight press releases (3) by The Voice
  Liberal Democrat Branding and Relevance (20) by Joe Bourke
  Why we should be proud of what Lib Dems did in Government (82) by Paul Harris
  Selections for Euro elections underway (23) by Mary Reid
  Technical problems (2) by The Voice
  WATCH: New Lib Dems Local Elections Broadcast – Those who seek to divide us will never win (12) by Caron Lindsay
  10 April 2019 – today’s press releases (4) by The Voice
11th  11 April 2019 – the overnight press releases (0) by The Voice
  New issue of Liberator out…. (1) by The Liberator Collective
  From All Fools’ Day to All Ghouls’ Day – what next to stop Brexit? (31) by Caron Lindsay
  Help ALDC win more council seats (0) by ALDC
  11 April 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by The Voice
12th  Observations of an ex pat: Netanyahu – opportunity or setback? (6) by Tom Arms
  LibLink: Alistair Carminchael: The people of Hong Kong look to the UK to keep the promises we made to them (3) by NewsHound
  The democratic case for resolving Brexit (49) by Chris Bowers
  12 April 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by The Voice
13th  Liberalism in the deep south (4) by David Warren
  European Elections aren’t about the Lib Dems, they are about Remain (47) by Ben Rich
14th  You have to understand intersectionality to break the vicious circle of disadvantage (5) by Ray Lewis
  Layla: A vote for the Lib Dems in the EU elections is a vote to Stop Brexit (36) by Caron Lindsay
  Just when you thought the Home Office couldn’t get any worse.. (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dem MPs join calls for Assange to face Swedish justice (17) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Jo Swinson: 100 years after the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, will the UK Government do the right thing and apologise? (21) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems mark Vaisakhi (0) by The Voice
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #546 (0) by Caron Lindsay
  13-14 April 2019 – the weekend’s press release (0) by The Voice
15th  When it comes to mental health, all’s fair in love and leafleting (19) by Matt Dolman
  Moran: Time to end ‘teaching to the test’ culture (17) by The Voice
16th  Of course Shamima Begum should get Legal Aid (12) by Caron Lindsay
  How to get Lib Dem Voice by email (0) by The Voice
  LibLink: Vince Cable: May’s local elections should be about housing, social care and the environment. Not Brexit (25) by NewsHound
  15 April 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (2) by The Voice
  16 April 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by The Voice
17th  +++European Election candidate lists announced for England and Wales (22) by The Voice
  What should we be campaigning for in the European elections? (41) by Lord William Wallace
  On Mr. Assange and Truth and Security? (3) by Steve Trevethan
  The Liberal Democrats’ class of 2022: who they are and what they think (6) by The Voice
  Young Liberals need your help! (4) by Callum James Littlemore
  17 April 2019 – today’s press release (0) by The Voice
18th  18 April 2019 – the overnight press releases (4) by The Voice
  Extinction Rebellion isn’t funny or clever (88) by Caron Lindsay
  Posters: Always be careful where you put yours… (5) by News Meerkat
  Sheila Ritchie heads Scottish European list (1) by The Voice
  WATCH: Ed Davey talks about his life as a young carer and death of his parents (4) by Caron Lindsay
19th  Best wishes to Tom Arms (4) by Caron Lindsay
  Towards a Lib Dem Landlords Association (LDLA?) (112) by Tony Harris
  19 April 2019 – today’s press releases (8) by The Voice
20th  The best combination of names on a Lib Dem joint ticket ever? (24) by The Voice
  Time to scrap disability assessments and bring them in house (41) by Matt
21st  Lib Dems mark Passover and Easter (2) by The Voice
  The Mojito Affair highlights a warped sense of priorities (44) by Caron Lindsay
22nd  Change for change’s sake wouldn’t be worthwhile (94) by Katharine Pindar
23rd  Sending thoughts of sympathy and support to all those affected by the Sri Lankan horrors (1) by Paul Walter
  In praise of The Gambia and the Economic Community of West African States (1) by Paul Walter
  Greta Thunberg speech in Parliament today should help everyone to take notice of protecting our planet – Cable (3) by News Meerkat
  Reflections on the Tory Party Revolution – part one (11) by Bernard Aris
  Greta Thunberg to Parliament: “Is my microphone on?” (5) by Paul Walter
  Press Release: Cross-Party Climate Change Statement (17) by The Voice
24th  Great news that the Mental Capacity Bill is set to pass final stages (0) by Kirsten Johnson
  D’Hondt complain afterwards if you d’Hondt understand it… (59) by Tony Greaves
  Reflections on the Tory Party Revolution – part two (1) by Bernard Aris
  Fire Services: Campaigning in Local Communities and Parliament (1) by Keith Aspden
  We must safeguard our younger members and be radical – reasons why we should not raise the age limit for Young Liberals (13) by Jasneet Samrai and Leena Fahrat
  Our European Election campaign priorities (23) by Mark Argent
25th  Change UK plan to grab the Lib Dems’ money, members and policies – leaked memo (69) by Paul Walter
  An enthusiastic, proud, grassroots attempt at values-based campaigning (3) by James Belchamber
  Vince Cable declines invitation to State Banquet for Trump (59) by News Meerkat
  Change UK peacocking threatens to let jingoists and the far right run amok (16) by Bernard Aris
  Message to Extinction Rebellion: Flying is here to stay – but we need to reduce its carbon footprint (22) by Chris Key
  We have to defend open debate and democratic government against fears of dark forces and betrayal (32) by Lord William Wallace
26th  Conservatives do badly in last by-election before May 2nd – UPDATED (6) by Paul Walter
  Learning about knife crime and gang violence issues facing local communities (4) by Isabelle Parasram
  It is important to listen to expert opinion on primary SATs and school league tables (23) by Daniel Carr
  Getting out the vote – advice from ALDC (2) by ALDC
  Who Needs a Referendum Most? (29) by Chris Leeds
27th  Jo Swinson on Marr tomorrow (3) by The Voice
28th  A little Brexit quiz… (22) by Caron Lindsay
  Panic amongst Conservative councillors up for election next Thursday: ‘We’re an endangered species…We’re doomed…It’s extraordinarily bad’ (16) by Paul Walter
  Ann Widdecombe: “I’m truculent, I’m succulent, I am a star” (6) by Paul Walter
  Why More United’s MP network could lead to a much better politics (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo: If you want a future in the EU, you need to vote Liberal Democrat (48) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince to stand down as MP if Parliament runs its course to 2022 (38) by Caron Lindsay
  Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #547 (0) by Caron Lindsay
29th  What would a 2019 People’s Budget look like? (23) by Harry Samuels
  29 April 2019 – today’s press release (1) by The Voice
30th  In full: Cable and Brake’s letter to Corbyn calling for Labour to back a People’s Vote (38) by The Voice
  Jardine calls for action to combat gendered marketing (8) by Caron Lindsay
  Rape victims should not have to hand over phones to get justice (29) by Caron Lindsay
  LibLink: Christine Jardine Your nationality won’t matter if we wreck the planet (0) by NewsHound
  Tuesday fun: Alex Cole-Hamilton at Holyrood Dog of the Year (1) by Newsmoggie
  Lib Dem MEP candidate Caroline Voaden on the liberal values Lib Dem MEPs would bring to Europe (6) by The Voice
  Marking 20 years since the London bombings. (2) by The Voice
  30 April 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by The Voice
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