Monthly Archives: March 2021

1st  Welcome to my day – 1 March 2021 (0) by Mark Valladares
  Lib Dems Overseas takes action to end seventy years of injustice for 500,000 pensioners (4) by Colin Bloodworth
  Jackie Charlton selected as Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Rhondda (2) by The Voice
  Book Review: “Why the Germans Do it Better, Notes from a Grown-Up Country” (20) by Geoff Reid
  Is the post-Brexit reality the end of the political representation of the EU nationals in Britain? (2) by Michal Siewniak
  The Shamima Begum case – why liberals should be defending her rights, if not her freedom (27) by Mark Valladares
2nd  Event: Liam MacArthur MSP to take part in Question Time on tackling global poverty and climate justice (0) by The Voice
  Standing with Myanmar – Military rule and the struggle for democracy in Myanmar (7) by Dr Yeow Poon
  Undercover policing – the status quo is a danger to political rights (9) by Shane Burke
3rd  Defending Liberalism from the culture warriors (56) by Lord William Wallace
  Todays Announcement: 3 March 2021 (41) by Tahir Maher
4th  Vaccine passports – good, bad or indifferent? (54) by Mark Valladares
  Finally, success helping low paid people working for Merton Council (3) by Simon McGrath
  Vision 2021 – a radical manifesto for a changing world (16) by John Studholme
  Jane Dodds selected as candidate for Senedd (9) by Mary Reid
5th  Spring Conference is next weekend. Got something to say? Let everyone know through LDV (7) by The Voice
  Small businesses will be the engine of recovery say Welsh Lib Dems (2) by Jane Dodds
  Win for women’s pensions after Steve Webb and media campaign (1) by NewsHound
  LGBT+ people across Wales need answers from Plaid over trans rights, say Welsh Lib Dems (6) by NewsHound
  Tory Budget Targets Lowest Earners for Greatest Pain (26) by Andrew Parkhurst
6th  Welsh Liberal Democrat leader pledges to “Put Recovery First” at forthcoming Senedd election (1) by Jane Dodds
  Observations of an Ex Pat – Why is America Great? (8) by Tom Arms
  Which kind of equality do the Lib Dems value most? (141) by Katharine Pindar
  Willie Rennie reaches out to disillusioned SNP voters in speech to Scottish Conference (6) by Caron Lindsay
7th  Tom Arms’ World Review – 6 March 2021 (1) by Tom Arms
  Ed Davey’s speech to Scottish Lib Dem Conference – Independence is Brexit 2.0 (6) by The Voice
  NHS pay rise of a measly 1% is too little to reward the health heroes of our nation (17) by Tracey Huffer
  WATCH: Jane Dodds’ speech to Welsh Lib Dem Conference (2) by The Voice
  Your last chance to apply for the Ethnic Minority Future MPs Weekend (1) by Caron Lindsay
8th  Welcome to my (International Women’s) Day – 8 March 2021 (0) by Mark Valladares
  Let’s talk about transport (58) by Michael Wallis
  International Women’s Day: Beatrice Wishart on gender balance going backwards at Holyrood (3) by Caron Lindsay
  The Party’s disciplinary processes – justice delayed is justice denied? (3) by Mark Valladares
  “Pick a Ward and Win It”… in the 1950s… (6) by Wendy Taylor
  International Women’s Day: Chloe Hutchinson on the difference of having more young women in politics (0) by Caron Lindsay
9th  Ed leads Lib Dems back onto the streets (2) by Paul Walter
  What’s it like to be disabled in Britain in 2021? (4) by Isabelle Parasram
  VIDEO – European nationals and the importance of the local elections 2021 (0) by Michal Siewniak
  Scottish Liberal Democrats secure hundreds of millions for mental health and education in budget deal (4) by The Voice
10th  Scottish Independence (17) by David Gracie
  Liberal Democrats join 100 MPs in backing the Climate and Ecological Emergency (CEE) Bill (1) by Sarah Olney
  Wendy Chamberlain MP becomes LDER President (14) by Keith Sharp
  Today’s Announcements – 10th March 2021 (0) by Tahir Maher
11th  William Wallace writes: The contradictions of ‘Global Britain’ (11) by Lord William Wallace
  Alistair Carmichael MP writes…Electoral reform can happen, but it will take concerted action (52) by Alistair Carmichael MP
  Welsh Liberal Democrats party broadcast (1) by The Voice
  People are still shooting the messenger, not hearing the message (9) by Chris Bowers
  Wendy Chamberlain speaks in the International Women’s Day debate (3) by Mary Reid
12th  Welsh Lib Dem Minister announces £30 million boost to Welsh-medium education (3) by The Voice
  Which will be the first place to ban climate-busting ads? (11) by David Boyle
  Lib Dems challenge ministers on local government funding (24) by NewsHound
  Observations of an Ex pat – Constitutional tiff (20) by Tom Arms
13th  Not all men (40) by Maddy Planche
  Munira Wilson: Government has duty to facilitate safe protest (8) by Caron Lindsay
  My story – why #reclaimthesestreets matters (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems tell Cressida Dick to resign (30) by Caron Lindsay
14th  Tom Arms’ World Review – China, the space race, India’s fading democracy and the Biden stimulus (8) by Tom Arms
  Policing by consent in question after Clapham Common, police report and government bill on crime and justice (31) by Andy Boddington
  Honour only those who have really earned it (8) by Sandra Fayle
  Slow progress in women’s access to politics in Europe, ALDE Party study finds (0) by The Voice
  Ed Davey and Luisa Porritt tell Patel and Khan they are accountable for “disgraceful and disproportionate” vigil policing (12) by Caron Lindsay
15th  Sarah Everard – a time for women to speak and men to listen (49) by Caroline Pidgeon
  Corporation tax – is Rishi Sunak having a Laff(er curve)? (36) by Mark Valladares
  Event review: How to win with Basic Income (5) by Jon Alexander
  Why so many Poles have already left Britain? (6) by Michal Siewniak
  Federal Conference Committee – pre-Conference report (5) by Nick Da Costa
  Reflections on my day – 15 March 2021 (24) by Mark Valladares
16th  Lib Dems call for Commission on preventing violence against women and girls (1) by Newsmoggie
  WATCH NOW: Luisa Porritt launches her campaign for Mayor of London and her plan to Take London Forward (0) by The Voice
  Pursuing fairness – We need change both at the top and at the bottom (14) by Gillian Douglass
  Conference proposal to reform the role of party Vice-President (18) by Isabelle Parasram
17th  Fifty days to the Senedd elections in Wales (9) by Jane Dodds
  Linking the Test and Trace scandal to local election campaigning (9) by Lord William Wallace
  What is even more fun than a raffle? (1) by Alistair Carmichael MP
  One year on from the first lockdown: still not out of the woods (51) by Judy Abel
  Blessed are the peacemakers (24) by Ian Martin
18th  John Shipley writes: A Federal England – what should it mean? (34) by John Shipley
  Stakeboarding to win!    (8) by John Studholme
  Updated Agenda and Directory for Conference (3) by Mary Reid
  What IS the point of the LibDems? (18) by April Preston
19th  Economic Guardrails – Why we need Recovery First for Scotland’s economy (29) by David McKenzie
  Basic Income could be the key to success in the 2021 elections (26) by Jon Alexander
  Lord Greaves on rate free toilets, not to be confused with ice cream parlours (6) by Newsmoggie
  Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic education report welcomed by Welsh Minister (2) by The Voice
20th  Confessions of a first time virtual conference speaker – Where’s the bar? (4) by Paul Walter
  Midge Ure talks about the impact of Brexit on British creative industries (0) by Mary Reid
  Ed Davey uses the Sun to call for national insurance cuts for small high street businesses (3) by NewsHound
  Wera Hobhouse MP: “Women will not be silenced. We have had enough.” (3) by The Voice
  Lib Dems back carers with £2.6 billion support package in emotional debate (15) by Caron Lindsay
  Jane Dodds: Welsh Lib Dems will create a Wales where everyone is equal and nobody is enslaved by poverty (8) by The Voice
21st  Tom Arms’ World Review – 21 March 2021 (39) by Tom Arms
  How Lib Dem Councils respond to emergencies (1) by Mary Reid
  Lib Dem passion for civil liberties shines through in right to protest debate (9) by Caron Lindsay
  Willie Rennie: Independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars (9) by The Voice
  Ed Davey sets out Liberal Democrat vision of a brighter, more hopeful future (19) by Caron Lindsay
22nd  19 March 2021 – the day’s press release (2) by Mark Valladares
  20 March 2021 – the day’s press releases (part 1) (0) by Mark Valladares
  20 March 2021 – the day’s press releases (part 2) (1) by Mark Valladares
  21 March 2021 – the day’s press releases (part 1) (1) by Mark Valladares
  21 March 2021 – the day’s press releases (part 2) (0) by Mark Valladares
23rd  Lord William Wallace writes… Working within an unreformed Westminster (69) by Lord William Wallace
  A simplified, open source guide to UK democracy (1) by Michal Siewniak
  Depression, Section 136 and a Senedd Candidate (5) by Rhys Jones
  Tony Greaves has died (52) by Caron Lindsay
  Willie Rennie: Why Lib Dems abstained on Sturgeon no-confidence vote (7) by Caron Lindsay
24th  Why have there been no women of colour in Holyrood? (3) by The Voice
  Willie Rennie gets up too darned early (14) by NewsHound
  Kirsty Williams’ farewell speech in Senedd (9) by Mary Reid
25th  Capital punishment: A Liberal opposition (12) by Christopher Johnson
  Ed Davey: We will not support the extension of the Coronavirus Act (18) by Mary Reid
  Safe way? (3) by Ian Martin
26th  Government tells councils they must meet in public after May local elections – that is neither practical nor safe (15) by Andy Boddington
  Ed Fordham on Jonathan Fryer, Tony Greaves and Derek Barrie (6) by Ed Fordham
  How we lie to ourselves about debt (7) by Oliver Townsend
  Carmichael: Alex Salmond is not the answer to Scotland’s future (35) by The Voice
27th  Observations of an Expat: The High Seas (5) by Tom Arms
  Willie’s morning runs – Friday and Saturday (6) by Newsmoggie
28th  Escape to the country ideals don’t give a real view of rural life and don’t help us tackle rural England’s problems (6) by Andy Boddington
  Ed Davey’s message for Passover – Chag Sameach! (4) by The Voice
  Willie Rennie highlights Lib Dem plans for health, education and climate change in first major campaign interview (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Tom Arms World Review: 28 March 2021 (9) by Tom Arms
29th  When will the crisis in Social Care be resolved? (103) by Gillian Douglass
30th  New toolkit released to equip anyone to host a “Basic Income Conversation” (5) by Jon Alexander
  The strong Christian grounds for disestablishing the Church of England (as well as the democratic/fairness grounds) (28) by Paul Walter
31st  A Radical New Policy: Humanitarian Visas: a life-line for refugees (33) by Bradley Hillier Smith and Ruvi Ziegler
  Lib Dems mark Trans Day of Visibility (3) by Newsmoggie
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