Monthly Archives: May 2022

1st  Tom Arms’ World Review (13) by Tom Arms
  Are farmers flocking to the Lib Dems? (12) by Andy Boddington
2nd  Welcome to my day: 2 May 2022 – “take the last train to Honiton, and I’ll meet you at the station…” (16) by Mark Valladares
  Davey on tax cuts, the non-existent pact with Labour and nuclear disarmament (7) by Andy Boddington
  Faith and politics: “toxic mix” or a perfect combination? (9) by Michal Siewniak
3rd  Liberal Tradition in Honiton (5) by Suzanne Fletcher
  The end of Roe vs Wade – why it matters (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Daisy Cooper highlights failure of Government to support 2 million pensioners (3) by The Voice
  Ed Davey calls for Windfall Tax on energy companies to help people cope with rising prices (26) by The Voice
4th  Eve of Poll (7) by Mary Reid
  “There is a great deal of ruin in a nation” — But how much? And where is it? (5) by Toby Matthews
5th  We’re off. It’s election day. Good luck! (0) by Andy Boddington
6th  The voting is over. The results are coming in. (0) by Andy Boddington
  Wow what a night! (7.30am) (8) by Andy Boddington
  Election results open thread – Lib Dems biggest winners in England (27) by The Voice
  Baroness Kramer on Lib Dem local election wins (0) by NewsHound
  Scotland’s results – a story of Lib Dem GAINS (3) by The Voice
  Lib Dems power ahead in Powys but not yet in control (2) by Andy Boddington
  Ed Davey : Lib Dems are winning again (3) by The Voice
  East of England – let joy be somewhat unconfined… (2) by Mark Valladares
7th  Observations of an Expat: Biden Pivots Back (4) by Tom Arms
8th  World Review: Strange bedfellows in France, Ukraine, Roe v. Wade and Belarus (15) by Tom Arms
  Wallace: Undermining the roots of our democracy (14) by Lord William Wallace
  Alliance success: shooting for the stars (33) by Stephen Glenn
  Ed, Daisy and Amna on Lib Dems’ local election success (9) by NewsHound
9th  A story of a Polish migrant winning an election – how did it happen? (4) by Michal Siewniak
10th  What Bill would you like to see in the Queen’s Speech? (14) by The Voice
  Ed Davey: Queen’s Speech shows Conservatives are neglecting rural communities (1) by The Voice
  Queen’s Speech: Conversion therapy “ban” does not go far enough (5) by Jack Meredith
11th  And so we remembered Shirley Williams (5) by Mary Reid
  Do the Liberal Democrats have a captivating Big Idea? (68) by Humphrey Hawksley
12th  West Oxfordshire Alliance to be led by Lib Dems (10) by NewsHound
13th  Tiverton and Honiton: Pundits and voters favour Lib Dems (7) by Andy Boddington
  Can the UK recession be avoided? (23) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  LibLink: Wera Hobhouse on green mortgages (3) by The Voice
  Mark Pack reports: A brilliant set of election results (3) by Mark Pack
  Observations of an expat: Australia’s King Coal   (1) by Tom Arms
14th  Chamberlain and D’Souza launch food bank inquiry (10) by Andy Boddington
15th  Ukraine won Eurovision. Now we have to win a war. (15) by Andy Boddington
  Tom Arms’ World Review (9) by Tom Arms
  See an Award Winning Movie and Help Ukraine (3) by Graham Lippiatt
  Sarah Dyke Selected as Lib Dem Candidate for Somerset and Frome (10) by Charley Hasted
16th  Welcome to my day: 16 May 2022 – the cat is, so to speak, out of the bag… (0) by Mark Valladares
  Challenging cultural and ethnic stereotypes (4) by Michal Siewniak
17th  LibLink: Christine Jardine: Boris is putting peace process in peril (8) by NewsHound
  Farron: Planning changes needed for second homes (10) by NewsHound
  Tiverton and Honiton by-election to take place on 23rd June (3) by The Voice
  17 May 2022- today’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
18th  Roger Roberts on the Queen’s Speech (2) by NewsHound
  Eastbourne declares cost of living emergency (12) by Mary Reid
  Finding lost cats – all part of a councillor’s role (3) by Mary Reid
19th  Southwark Elects LGBTQ+ Campaigner as Leader of the Opposition (2) by NewsHound
  Partygate: Is that all there is? (8) by NewsHound
20th  Single progressive challenger to Tories wins seats (15) by The Voice
  The NHS is dying … it’s about the  workforce (7) by Catherine Royce
  Richard Foord selected as candidate in Tiverton and Honiton by-election (6) by Mary Reid
  Lies, condescension, repeat – the new mantra of the Conservative Party (9) by Jack Meredith
  Observations of an expat: Xi in Trouble (0) by Tom Arms
21st  Review of “Control – The Dark History and Troubling Present of Eugenics” (33) by Laurence Cox
  Tory source: Tiverton “likely to fall to the Liberal Democrats” (5) by The Voice
  WATCH: Lib Dem campaign launch in Tiverton and Honiton (7) by NewsHound
22nd  Tom Arms’ World Review (6) by Tom Arms
  UBI can be Achievable and Affordable (54) by Natasha Chapman
23rd  Welcome to my day: 23 May 2022 – g’day everyone! (3) by Mark Valladares
  Welsh Government seriously out of step with the rest of the UK on building safety scandal (0) by NewsHound
  Lib Dems table motion to publish minutes of Johnson and Sue Gray meeting (6) by NewsHound
24th  Caroline Pidgeon writes…Elizabeth Line: Much to celebrate, but much to learn as well (20) by Caroline Pidgeon
  We must protect Britain’s liberal democracy from the Conservatives (7) by Jack Meredith
  Ed Davey: Call COBRA meeting over further Ofgem cap rise (3) by The Voice
25th  Partygate – what advice? (1) by Mary Reid
  Robb Elementary School shooting – will America ever get a grip on guns? (4) by Andy Boddington
  It’s my party and I’ll lie if I want to – Gray report (6) by Andy Boddington
  Reactions to the Sue Gray report (13) by Mary Reid
26th  17 August 2022: Ambulance Domesday in West Midlands (2) by Andy Boddington
  Progressive Lib Dem Labour Partnership takes helm in Powys (15) by NewsHound
  Moray Deserves Better – Douglas Ross Should Resign (4) by Neil Alexander
  Ed Davey highlights “Sunak Scam” and other Lib Dems respond to Chancellor’s statement (1) by The Voice
  Independent View: Lib Dems are turning heads in the Tories’ rural heartlands. Here’s how they can win over countryside voters for good (3) by Mark Tufnell
27th  Quotas, targets and strategies – how to get more female councillors (10) by Mary Reid
  Farron: Farmers at sharp end of cost of living crisis need support (2) by NewsHound
  Russia’s Ukrainian war must lead to Putin’s downfall (11) by George Cunningham
  Observations of an expat: gun control v. tyranny (14) by Tom Arms
28th  Lib Dems head to Tiverton and Honiton (3) by The Voice
  Wendy Chamberlain slams PM’s “appalling attempt to rig the rules” (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Long-serving Lib Dem Robert Aldridge becomes Edinburgh’s new Lord Provost (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Davey: We’ll work with others to out this indecent government (2) by NewsHound
29th  Ben Bradshaw: Good prospects of Lib Dem Tiverton and Honiton victory (8) by Andy Boddington
  Tom Arms’ World Review – 29th May 2022 (14) by Tom Arms
30th  Welcome to my day: 30 May 2022 – “what do you mean, it’s not a bank holiday?” (1) by Mark Valladares
  Faith, spirituality and the role of a Councillor (9) by Michal Siewniak
  UK and Europe: Offshore island or part of the main (1) by Iain Brodie Browne
  Four ways you can help us win Tiverton & Honiton (15) by Callum Robertson
31st  William Wallace writes: Higher Public Spending: the big political taboo (38) by Lord William Wallace
  LibLink: Christine Jardine – Thank you Ma’am (19) by NewsHound

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