3,700+ children in Oxford to benefit from Lib Dems’ pupil premium

by Stephen Tall on October 13, 2011

I noted last month that there was a simple reason the Lib Dems’ recent conference was a surprisingly cheerful affair: The Lib Dem membership has realised the power it now wields: a vote at conference can now shape government policy. (…)

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@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2011-10-07

by Stephen Tall on October 7, 2011

@maxatkinson Many thanks for the #ff in reply to maxatkinson # @CllrDaisyBenson @caronmlindsay Oh, it will do so much more than change your life! in reply to CllrDaisyBenson # While others watch #scd I'm watching You've Been Framed on ITV2+1. (…)

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EXCLUSIVE: How party members rate the performances of leading Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on October 4, 2011

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Over 550 party members responded, and we’re continuing to publish the full results. Today we focus on the performances of the leading lights of the Liberal Democrats […]

Lib Dem members’ views on the European Union (more divided than you might expect)

by Stephen Tall on October 3, 2011

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Over 550 party members responded, and we’ve been publishing the full results. 85% back EU membership… but 51% reject move to ever closer union LDV asked: Which […]

What Lib Dem members think about the Libya military intervention and its aftermath

by Stephen Tall on October 2, 2011

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Over 550 party members responded, and we’re continuing to publish the full results. Lib Dem members backed Libya intervention… and two-thirds are optimistic for country’s future LDV […]

What Lib Dem members think about the Coalition’s spending and welfare cuts

by Stephen Tall on October 2, 2011

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Some 550 party members responded, and we’ve been publishing the results in recent days. Party members back Coalition spending cuts and welfare cuts by 2:1 majorities LDV […]

What do the Lib Dems need from the party’s next Chief Executive?

by Stephen Tall on October 1, 2011

As readers of Liberal Democrat News — and the party’s website — will know the Lib Dem are searching for a new chief executive to succeed Chris Fox. Here’s the job ad: The Liberal Democrat Party is appointing a new Chief Executive. Liberal Democrat Headquarters, London, SW1 The Chief Executive leads the Party administration and […]