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Social Liberal Forum Scotland gets outside its comfort zone

SLF Scotland 2013 Robert and NormanThe Social Liberal Forum Scottish Conference took place in Glasgow last Saturday, 29 June.  This was our third conference since the Scottish organisation was set up in 2010.  In previous years we have mainly relied on our own resources, inviting as speakers politicians and academics from the Liberal Democrat membership in the West of Scotland.  This year we moved out of our comfort zone and invited speakers from outside organisations, most notably from The Poverty Alliance and YesScotland, together with the Scottish Convener Craig Harrow.  The …

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Opinion: Brown and Carmichael debate Coalition at lively Social Liberal Forum fringe

The problem with Conference fringe meetings is that there are usually several that you want to go to and they’re all on at the same time. That was the case with the fringe run jointly by Liberal Futures and the Social Liberal Forum (Scotland) on Friday past at the Scottish Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in Inverness. The meeting attracted a respectable crowd but those who attended the Scottish Women’s Liberal Democrats and Liberal International meetings missed a lively debate on Liberal Democrats and the Coalition. The speakers were Robert Brown, the …

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