Monthly Archives: December 2021

1st  LibLink: Christine Jardine Government looks heartless and out of ideas as migrants keep dying (1) by NewsHound
  Business forums at COP26 revealed what company bosses need from carbon pricing to facilitate decarbonisation – and it is not ETS! (25) by Catherine Dawson
  Lib Dems looking good in North Shropshire according to “confidential” briefing (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Ed Davey challenges Boris Johnson to do more for farmers (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Lib Dems mark World Aids Day (0) by Caron Lindsay
2nd  Wendy Chamberlain on QT tonight (33) by Mary Reid
  North Shropshire’s Helen Morgan talks to LDV about the campaign (0) by Andy Boddington
  Young Liberals produce new campaign guide (0) by Caron Lindsay
  North Shropshire’s Helen Morgan talks to LDV about campaign issues (3) by Andy Boddington
3rd  Low turnout as Tories retain Old Bexley and Sidcup with reduced majority (18) by Andy Boddington
  Restating our political identity through a new liberal manifesto (59) by Chris Bowers
  Ed Davey: Sajid Javid care package for unpaid carers “insulting” (1) by NewsHound
  Johnson panic visit to North Shropshire a cynical attempt to gloss over decades of neglect (9) by NewsHound
4th  Ed Davey says Tories show utter disregard for small businesses and calls for tax cut (5) by NewsHound
  Observations of an Expat: Nation v the World (10) by Tom Arms
  ALDC by-election report 2 November 2021 (3) by Paul Heilbron
  Lessons from the Stalham (North Norfolk) byelection loss (10) by Steffan Aquarone
  Tim Farron proposes bill to protect farmers from poor trade deals (1) by NewsHound
5th  World Review: French elections, Barbados, Russian security pact, MI6 and abortion rights in America (7) by Tom Arms
  Ed Davey says Lib Dems challenging Tories hard in North Shropshire (3) by NewsHound
  WATCH: Wendy Chamberlain’s first speech as Scottish Deputy Leader (1) by Caron Lindsay
6th  Welcome to my day: 6 December 2021 – “Fire The Cannons!” (21) by Mark Valladares
  UPDATED – two North Shropshire Conservative Councillors defect (6) by Mark Valladares
  Guardian – vote Liberal Democrat in North Shropshire (19) by Mark Valladares
7th  North Shropshire: We’re using actual staples on our leaflets so this is serious (15) by Paul Walter
  Tax to invest, or cut taxes to neglect? (57) by Lord William Wallace
  Only 1 day to go to have your voice heard! (0) by Mark Pack
  7 December 2021 – today’s press releases (14) by Mark Valladares
8th  ALDE Party Council preview – Rome(o), Rome(o), wherefore art thou, Rome(o)… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Vice President Election: I will end the BME Deficit says VP Hopeful Rabi Martins (5) by Rabi Martins
  Vice President Election: Elect a VP for inclusion, Elect Marisha Ray (0) by Marisha Ray
  Vice President Election: “Is the role of Vice President required?”, asks Tahir Maher (1) by Tahir Maher
  8 December 2021 – today’s press releases (100) by Mark Valladares
9th  Do social networking sites support democracy and the Open Society? – revisited (1) by Mary Reid
  Shropshire win in sight – Boris is party gift that keeps on giving (7) by Andy Boddington
  The Reform of The English Council (4) by Michael Hall
  Why waiting times matter in mental health (1) by Jane Alliston
10th  Lib Dems demand full statutory inquiry into Prime Minister’s flat refurbishment (2) by NewsHound
  Lib Dems call for hospitality summit amid “unprecedented” level of Christmas cancellations (6) by NewsHound
11th  Nearly two-thirds of Shropshire ambulances delayed at A&E – second worst performance in country (1) by Tracey Huffer
  Observations of an Expat: Ukraine and Geopolitics (14) by Tom Arms
  ALDC by-election report 9 December 2021 (7) by Paul Heilbron
  Omicron: Daisy Cooper says emergency plan needed within 72 hours (10) by Andy Boddington
12th  World Review: Begin Doctrine, Merkel exit, Macron boost and Biden democracy (3) by Tom Arms
  Brian Paddick: Police Bill is most authoritarian, illiberal Bill I have seen (0) by Brian Paddick
  Daisy Cooper: Boris Johnson needs to go (55) by The Voice
  North Shropshire: Dogs, knees and a bouncy Davey – video (6) by Andy Boddington
13th  Welcome to my day: 13 December 2021 – hey, I just met you and this is crazy… (0) by Mark Valladares
  The title of Mr Putin’s article is a misnomer (6) by Christian de Vartavan
  Channel crossings and the Borders and Nationality Bill (7) by Michal Siewniak
  Daisy Cooper: PM ‘moving the goalposts’ on booster jabs (3) by The Voice
  Ed Davey talks about prospects in North Shropshire (6) by Andy Boddington
  ALDE Party Council – the view from the cheap seats… (0) by Mark Valladares
14th  +++Physical conference returns to your actual Brighton next autumn (4) by Paul Walter
  Javid snubs meeting with West Midlands ambulance trust – highlighting Tory neglect of North Shropshire NHS services (7) by NewsHound
15th  Johnson’s nightmare Plan B debate – Lib Dem speeches (videos) (33) by Andy Boddington
  We must oppose illiberal powers to strip British people of citizenship (6) by Mohsin Khan
  How will you help Helen win North Shropshire tomorrow? (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Davey: North Shropshire now a “coin toss” between Lib Dems and Conservatives (10) by NewsHound
16th  “Is Boris Johnson honest?” (12) by Mary Reid
17th  ++++Helen Morgan wins North Shropshire!!! (35) by Andy Boddington
  Helen Morgan acceptance speech: “ Johnson you are no leader” (8) by Andy Boddington
  Ed Davey on historic North Shropshire win and Keir Starmer pact (35) by Andy Boddington
  North Shropshire: It wasn’t too good to be true after all! (15) by Caron Lindsay
18th  International Migrants Day (3) by Michal Siewniak
  Observations of an Expat: Christmas Traditions (5) by Tom Arms
19th  Boris Johnson is sinking into pig manure. Has he had his day? (33) by Andy Boddington
  After 271 days, the Dutch have a government (2) by Jonathan Adcock
  Boris: “One wheel on my wagon and I’m still rolling along” (7) by Paul Walter
  Ed Davey: The Conservatives can be beaten anywhere (2) by Caron Lindsay
  North Shropshire: Helen Morgan talks to Midlands Politics (video) (0) by NewsHound
20th  Welcome to my day – 20 December 2021: there’s no business like snow business… (5) by Mark Valladares
  West Bank settlements, Liberal values, and our Israeli sister party: time for a realignment (17) by Ruvi Ziegler
  ALDC by-election report: 16 December 2021 (6) by Paul Heilbron
  North Shropshire: Helen Morgan says health crisis is first priority (8) by NewsHound
21st  Daisy Cooper is named one of top 20 backbencher MPs – vote now (4) by NewsHound
  Lib Dem MPs demand action on ambulance waiting times (4) by NewsHound
22nd  What a mess! The Brexit fiasco (55) by Lord William Wallace
  The Christmas vaccine dilemma – what would you do? (21) by Caron Lindsay
  Trade deal with Australia will hit our farmers (20) by Andy Boddington
  Grasping the opportunity from North Shropshire (21) by Michael Meadowcroft
  Vince Cable says we could win 30 more seats in 2024 (61) by Andy Boddington
23rd  The lasting legacy of a Liberal lion (14) by Lorenzo Cherin
  Ed Davey: Bring back volunteering scheme (1) by Mary Reid
  A Christmas Cracker of Covid Cheer? Perchance it is a dream… (6) by Andy Boddington
  Painting yourself into a yellow corner? The future Liberal response to Covid (18) by Christopher Stafford-Smith
24th  Alex Cole-Hamilton’s Christmas message (1) by The Voice
  Ed Davey’s Christmas message (2) by The Voice
25th  Season’s Greetings! (7) by The Voice
  2021 – the year in review: January (1) by Mark Valladares
26th  2021 – the year in review: February (4) by Mark Valladares
27th  2021 – the year in review: March (2) by Mark Valladares
  North Shropshire: It wasn’t a fluke says Helen Morgan (5) by NewsHound
  Forever young: Erlend Watson accorded life membership of Young Liberals (8) by Ed Fordham
28th  Desmond Tutu: 90 years of life – life to the full, despite many struggles and challenges (3) by Michal Siewniak
  2021 – the year in review: April (0) by Mark Valladares
  ALDC honours Erlend Watson (10) by Ed Fordham
29th  Millions face food or fuel choice as energy bills set to soar (33) by Andy Boddington
  Housing, child poverty, employee privacy, nuclear weapons and energy on agenda for Scottish Spring Conference (7) by Caron Lindsay
  2021 – the year in review: May (part 1) (7) by Mark Valladares
  2021 – the year in review: May (part 2) (0) by Mark Valladares
30th  A food policy motion for Spring Conference (44) by Adam Corlett
  2021 – the year in review: June (1) by Mark Valladares
31st  2021 – the year in review: July (1) by Mark Valladares

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