Welcome to my day: 2 November 2016

Good morning, readers, and welcome. I’m your locum day editor, here to support the LDV team for a little while, especially whilst Caron is otherwise occupied. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a former day editor and Readers’ Editor (an experiment to see if a different way of handling reader complaints and queries might work – it didn’t really…). But enough about me, what have we got for you today?

We’ll be covering the elections to the Bureau of the ALDE Party (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe), the pan-European liberal party of which the Liberal Democrats are a member (still), as well as a report on the resolutions to be discussed at its Congress next month in Warsaw. There’ll be news from Richmond Park and the House of Lords, plus anything else that takes my fancy. It’s also the closing date for nominations for the Party’s internal committee elections, and we’ll have a list of candidates as soon as it is made available to us. And yes, there’ll probably be articles from you, our readership, if any of you have submitted anything.

Yes, we’ll publish you here, if you can write well and interestingly. We don’t even have to agree with you, as long as you’re not offensive, libellous and all of those other things that we like to avoid, here at LDV Towers. And so, time to get on with it, I guess…

* Mark Valladares is a parish councillor in Creeting St Peter, Suffolk. That means that he isn’t really part of the metropolitan elite, but he is an aspirant member of the country gentry…

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2 Comments

  • David Evershed 2nd Nov '16 - 10:41am

    Thank you for stepping in Mark.

    Looking forward to the view from Britain’s bread basket.

  • Pete Dollimore 3rd Nov '16 - 12:11am

    So good to see you writing for LDV again Mark. I hope you’like enjoy it enough to keep going … i for one appreciate your good words!

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