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Mark Pack, January 21, 2016 – 10:25 am On Tuesday night I was one of the speakers at the pilot for the excellent Your Liberal Britain project. It is being run by a group of Liberal Democrat members who are pioneering a new way of engaging with members and supporters about what the Liberal Democrats believe and why. The […]

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Spending Revue Reviewed ‘You make your own luck,’ goes the saying. In which case, and only in this respect, George Osborne truly has started a “march of the makers” because he’s one hell of a lucky Chancellor. Had the independent Office for Budget Responsibility not lavished on him a £27 billion fiscal (and notional) windfall, […]

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What’s on in our Parliaments this week?

by derekdeedman on 24 November, 2015

By The Voice | Mon 23rd November 2015 – 12:58 pm What are our MPs, MSPs, MEPs and AM’s going to be talking about this coming week? Holyrood Women will be a key focus of the Scottish Parliament this week with a debate on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women on Wednesday which […]

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By Tony Greaves | Fri 20th November 2015 – 10:47 am We have just seen another week in which the Liberal Democrats in the Lords led the way in challenging the Conservative Government. The high profile issue was votes for 16 and 17 year olds in the European Referendum when no fewer than 91 of […]

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  Earlier today the Liberal Democrat Leader, Tim Farron, made his first major speech on the economy at the IPPR in London. Here are the key principles he set out. He also set out a challenge to Labour to support the Liberal Democrats in stopping the cuts to tax credits, not just putting in transitional […]

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Farron: The Northern Powerhouse is a sham

by derekdeedman on 14 November, 2015

By The Voice | Fri 13th November 2015 – 3:13 pm Lib Dem Leader, Tim Farron, has been in Yorkshire twice this week. He spoke at Yorkshire and the Humber Liberal Democrat conference on Saturday and he was back for the Annual Dinner in Greg Mulholland’s seat on Wednesday. While he was there, he spoke to […]

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What it means to be a Liberal Democrat today

by derekdeedman on 29 October, 2015

By Peter Arnold | Thu 29th October 2015 – 9:23 am To be a Liberal Democrat today is a bit like being part of an endangered species. We no longer appear in the media, opinion poll ratings are still low, and we are treated as a former political party. It was ever thus. In my nearly fifty […]

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Housing is a Lib Dem Priority – Tim Farron

by derekdeedman on 26 September, 2015

by prestwichfocus on 25 September, 2015 It was Lib Dem conference this week in Bournemouth. Our membership has grown by more than a third since the election and it was the first Conference speech from our new Lib Dem leader, Tim Farron MP. Tim spoke passionately about his main priority housing. Stating that we have […]

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By Paul Walter | Wed 23rd September 2015 – 1:36 pm On Lib Dem Voice: Reportage | Live Twitter Stream | Contribute On the official party website: Conference home Watch Live on BBC Parliament View image | gettyimages.com When I was growing up my school didn’t have a sixth form. I guess that’s because most […]

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Some of the highlights from the Solidarity with Refugees march at the weekend. Great to see so many Lib Dems showing support for the millions of refugees in desperate need. It’s time the Conservative Government took some proper action!

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