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Liberal Democrat Voice · 11h ago

Can you name these three animals? Congratulations! Your cognitive skills could be up there with the US President

I said the other day that the “Fire and Fury” book has lowered expectations about Donald T...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 11h ago

For Winchester 1997, read Virginia 2017

The mantra “EVERY VOTE COUNTS” is an article of faith for political activists everywhere. Liberal Democrats know this more than most, having won one election and lost one in the last twenty ...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 11h ago

My Grandad – A tribute to Liberal Party president Lord Evans of Claughton

Growing up, the subject of politics was often on the agenda at family gatherings. However, it was not until I was older that I realised how important and influential my Grandad was within th...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 11h ago

The January Blues: Desolation

Warning: discussion of suicide Last week in my county division, someone stood at the edge of a motorway bridge with the intention of jumping off. Fortunately, the emergency services got ther...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 11h ago

Baroness Sue Miller writes: Lib Dem Conference should debate UN nuclear treaty

This week the Federal Conference Committee will decide whether to allow Conference to debate the UK joining the UN multilateral nuclear disarmament Treaty. Lib Dems, like the other main part...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 11h ago

William Wallace writes: Stopping Brexit isn’t enough – we have to help the left behind

Larry Elliott in the Guardian the other day declared that the Remainers don’t have any answers to the problems of the Left Behind in Britain.  He didn’t bother to claim that the Leavers had ...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 11h ago

Two cheers for Liberalism: Thoughts from Torbay

What will 2018 bring for my party? That’s a question every local party Chair has probably asked themselves already, as we paused to reflect on the turbulence and mayhem (no pun intended) of ...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 1d ago

Jane Dodds writes….Wales has a by-election and we need your help

There is a by-election for the Welsh Assembly in the North Wales constituency of Alyn and Deeside on February 6th. This is an opportunity for the Welsh Liberal Democrats to begin their reviv...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 1d ago

Prospects for an early General Election and a referendum on the terms of Brexit

In the previous three posts in this series, I examined the Brexit legislative process, prospects for the EU negotiations, and the state of public opinion and Labour on Brexit. Lastly, what a...
Liberal Democrat Voice · 2d ago

The Expiry Date of a Referendum Result

There are two democratic principles that, taken together, demand a referendum on the deal. The first is that a democratic decision should be enforced, and the second is that no democratic de...