The Leadership Programme: the first 11

The all-member Liberal Democrat News currently in the post to party members includes this update on the party’s Leadership Programme, designed to support candidates from under-represented groups:

Of the first 11 candidates, five are women, three from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, three have disabilities. There is one LGBT candidate and five of the 11 come from low socio-economic backgrounds … [and] we have four candidates on the Programme so far who are under 30.

The scheme is due to expand to support at least 30 people.

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  • Question 1 for all candidates: “What will you do if the leadership tell you to sign a promise never to vote for something”?

  • John Carlisle 30th Oct '11 - 12:38pm

    what is the curriculum? I ask as a Business School Professor of Leadership.

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