Tag Archives: lord dholakia

The results of the other Lib Dem Parliamentary contest – Lords Dholakia and Alderdice elected

Simon Hughes was not the only Deputy Leader elected last night

While Simon was elected deputy of the parliamentary party in the House of Commons (though in reality he’ll be known as the deputy leader of the party), Lord (Navnit) Dholakia was re-elected unopposed as deputy leader of the parliamentary party in the House of Lords.

Lord Dholakia, who will continue to support Lord (Tom) McNally in his role as Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, commented:

There was an overwhelming turnout in support of the new structure for the Liberal Democrat Paliamentary

Posted in News and Parliament | Also tagged , , and | 4 Comments

The other Lib Dem Parliamentary contest

Note: the following post has been substantially updated as a combination of circumstances meant the original had various inaccuracies. Apologies for that.

It’s not only Liberal Democrat MPs who are gearing up to vote next week. So too are their colleagues in the upper house where the leader of the Lib Dem peers Tom McNally now in government at the Ministry of Justice. Navnit Dholakia is unopposed for deputy leader but a new ‘backbench forum’ is also being created and that will see some contests.

Joan Walmsley and John Alderdice are standing for convenor and Kishwer Falkner and Jane Bonham Carter are contesting the role …

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , and | 4 Comments
Advert



Recent Comments

  • expats
    The Tory party loves three word slogans "Get Brexit Done", "Stop the Boats", etc... After their latest offerings it looks like this time the three words will...
  • Steve Trevethan
    Might there be better forms of tertiary education than national service? Orthodox tertiary education results in longer, healthier, more effective lives and m...
  • David Goble
    @ Richard Church. Tax break for pensioners; why not for all? Increase the tax-free allowances for all in line with inflation. There is much talk these days abou...
  • Mark
    The state retirement age has already gone up and is set to increase further. From the current 66 years of age to 68 years from 2044....
  • Peter Watson
    Yes, there are less affluent parts of constituencies up and down the country, but which ones are Lib Dems targeting? Which byelections did the party machine get...